21st Annual Newark Holocaust Observance
On THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2008 AT 11:00 A.M., the 21st Annual Newark Holocaust Observance will be held. This year it will be located at Rutgers University – Newark at the Paul Robeson Center, Rm 232, 350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ. Please note the time change.

Keene, NH — On May 3, the voices and lives of those touched by the Holocaust will be transformed into a compelling musical experience in the debut performance of the “Kaddish,” a new work by New Hampshire composer Lawrence Siegel.

Commissioned by the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies at Keene State College, “Kaddish,” will be performed for the first time on Saturday May 3, 2008 at 8:00 P.M. at the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond in Keene, New Hampshire.

Holmdel, NJ-Jerry Casciano’s most recent exhibit, “Surviving the Plan,” documents the power of survival of Holocaust survivors from Auschwitz, Treblinka and the Warsaw Ghetto. The exhibit opened April 6 and runs through April 30 at the Ruth Hyman Jewish Community Center’s Gallery on Grant, Deal Park.

Washington, DC–The Paul Peck Humanities Institute at Montgomery College conducted its annual Holocaust Commemoration in the Theatre Arts Arena on the Rockville campus. It began with a reading of narratives written by and about people who were persecuted under the Holocaust. Leaders from three Holocaust survivor groups — Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Friends of Greater Washington, Child Survivors and Kindertransport — participatd in a candle-lighting ceremony.

Jerusalem–For the 10th consecutive year, the Tmuna Theater will present its Holocaust Remembrance Day Alternative, a different and sometimes provocative way of looking at the greatest horror of the 20th century. At the ceremony to be held at the theater on April 30 various people from different walks of life will describe how memories of the Holocaust impact their lives today.

Orange County, CA–100 Holocaust survivors expected to attend ceremony on April 29. Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education will present “An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at Memorial Hall.

April 30, 2008 at 7:30 pm at Beth Ami Congregation
1401 No. 4th Avenue – (corner of 4th & Glades) – Boca Raton

The Holocaust Survivors Procession with Yahr Tzeit candles will start the evening.

Welcome by Marvin Rosenberg – President
Rabbi Gerald Weiss and Cantor Dr. Elliott Dicker will lead the service.
Child Survivor Frieda Jaffe and Beth Ami member Joseph Tekulsky, a Partisan, will share their survival stories.
Rachel Beers, (March of the Living) will speak of her experience.
Remarks: by Norman Frajman
Richard Alrod, President of LEAH (League for Educational Awareness of the Holocaust)
and Nancy Dershaw, President of Next Generation who will also light the 7th candle
as a symbol of our renewal and the establishment of the State of Israel

Original musical selections performed by composer Judith Evan Goldstein and soloist Sherry Redler.
For Information Call: Zelda Fuksman 561-477-6992 – Norman Frajman 561-740-1770