Community Holocaust Commemoration
Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is designated by the State of Israel on the Hebrew date of 27 Nisan. The community joins together in our annual memorial (yizkor) service, presented in partnership with several community organizations.
Read below for information about our community commemoration.Click here for more resources to help you commemorate Yom Hashoah.
Survivor Testimony: The Fate of the Individual During the Holocaust
2017 YOM HASHOAH V’HAGVURAH
Sunday April 23, 2017 @2:00 PM
Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Ave, Toronto
Free of charge.
Presented by: Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre,UJA Federation of Greater Toronto,Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC), F.A.S.T. (Fighting Antisemitism Together)
PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS: B’nai Brith Canada, Canadian Society for Yad Vashem, Canadian Jewish Holocaust, Survivors and Descendants, Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Consulate General of Israel, General Wingate Branch 256, Royal Canadian Legion, Hillel Ontario, Jewish War Veterans of Canada, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, The Azrieli Foundation, Toronto Board of Rabbis, Toronto Council of Hazzanim, Vaad Ha’Rabbanim
Struggling to Maintain the Human Spirit during the Holocaust
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Toronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge Street at Sheppard Avenue)