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2013 Twin Cities Yom HaShoah Commemoration

2013 Twin Cities Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Monday, April 8, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Adath Jeshurun Congregation
10500 Hillside Lane West, Minnetonka, MN 55305

The 2013 Twin Cities Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration will feature Eli Rosenbaum, Director of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section at the U.S. Department of Justice. Rosenbaum is the longest serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi criminals in history.

The annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration honors the memory of the six million Jews and other victims murdered in the Holocaust. As is tradition at Yom HaShoah, Holocaust survivors are invited to light candles in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. Members of the Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Minnesota (CHAIM) will assist in the lighting of candles.

The Yom HaShoah Commemoration is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Minnesota (CHAIM), Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul, and Minneapolis Jewish Federation.