Festivals and Holidays

YOM HASHOAH (HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE)

Monday, April 24 at 7:15 pm

Pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the darkest period of Jewish history.

  • Survivors’ candlelight march
  • Lighting of memorial candles
  • SPS Kol Rinah Adult Choir
  • SPS Rinah Youth Choir

Guest Speaker: RABBI JOSEPH POLAK will discuss The Children, the Children …. The Legacy of the Infant  & Toddler Survivors

Rabbi Polak’s memoir “After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring” received the prestigious National Jewish Book Award this past year.  He is a survivor of the Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camps and serves currently as the Chief Justice of the Rabbinic Court of Massachusetts

SPS Teenagers: Would you like to volunteer to escort a survivor during the candlelight march or to the bimah for the lighting of the memorial candles? Please contact Harriet 212-503-3300/hjanover@spsnyc.org