Written by Jim Mattern – 600 Action News-Local First
Thursday, 19 April 2007

Saskatoon residents of all faiths are being invited to the 25th annual Holocaust Memorial Service Sunday.

This year 82 year old Issac Gotfried a survivor of the Buchenwald camp will be the keynote speaker. Gotfried was born in Poland and survived many escape attempts before being liberated by French soldiers. He will also address about 1000 students from the Catholic and Public school systems at the Jewish Community Centre this morning and against this afternoon.(Friday)

Memorial Committee Co-Chair Ron Gitlin says its important that the holocaust message continues to be hear so that there will never again be such atrocities. The service will be held at the Jewish Community Centre on MacKinnon Avenue Sunday at 1:30.