Community Holocaust Remembrance Day 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.
Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah
Community Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 2018
Wednesday, April 11
7:00pm | doors open at 6:30pm
Shaarei Tefillah Congregation | 3600 Bathurst Street, Toronto
Limited parking available at Associated Neptune and Baycrest. Street parking available.
Join us to remember and honour the victims of the Holocaust at the Neuberger’s annual Yom Hashoah memorial service. The multimedia commemoration features participation from Holocaust survivors, children’s choirs, readings from Megillat Hashoah (the Holocaust scroll), memorial prayers and candle lighting.
Featuring Megillat Hashoah
Presented by the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
Participating Organizations: Azrieli Foundation, Associated Hebrew Schools Choir, Bialik Hebrew Day School Choir.
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
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)