Resilience Through Creativity: Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance

Join us for Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day at the JCCSF. Honor the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and commemorate the art, music, and poetry created during the Holocaust. All are welcome to this free, community day of remembrance and learning.

Sunday, April 19, 1:30 – 6:15 pm

1:30 pm: Screening of Defiant Requiem – Award-winning documentary film about the performance of the Verdi Requiem at Terezin concentration camp

3:00 pm: The Reading of the Names – On a continuous cycle

3:15 pm: Yom HaShoah Workshops – Choose from five options: an interview with conductor Murray Sidlin, the creator of Defiant Requiem; Cantor Sharon Bernstein on music of the Vilna Ghetto; survivor Gloria Lyon; June Brott on the rescue of Bulgarian Jews; and partisan Mira Shelub

5:00 pm: Yom HaShoah Program and Commemoration – Cantor Roslyn Barak leads a string quartet, performance of Poems of Primo Levi, composition by Erwin Schulhoff, Yiddish song cycle, poetry of resistance and renewal, images from the artists of Terezin, and more

6:15 pm: Community Reception and Light Refreshments

Pre-registration is encouraged online at:
Questions? Call 415-449-3717

Presented in Partnership with Jewish Family and Children's Services Holocaust Center, Lehrhaus Judaica and Jewish Community Relations Council.

Supported by the Ingrid D. Tauber Philanthropic Fund of the JCF.

Sunday, Apr 19

Starts at: 1:30 pm

Member Fee $: FreeNon-Member Fee $: Free