Yom HaShoah begins tonight. See below for information of virtual and local observances. ✡️
The observance of Yom HaShoah, commemorating those who perished in the Holocaust begins tonight. There are several local observances which will be held virtually.
7 p.m., the Tarrant County Jewish Community will hear from Anna Salton. A child of Holocaust survivors, Anna Salton Elsen co-authored The 23rd Psalm: A Holocaust memoir (University of Wisconsin Press) with her survivor father, George Salton, and is currently at work on a new book about her own experiences and return to Poland. Anna and her father are also the subject of an upcoming Holocaust documentary film. She previously conducted survivor interviews for the Steven Spielberg Foundation and served as a docent and board member of the Dallas Holocaust Museum.
Register here by 6:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m., Ghetto Fighter’s House in Lohamei HaGeta'ot, Israel will broadcast its Yom HaShoah closing ceremony. This program kicks off Partnership2Gether’s Israel Week in Dallas. Register to watch the program here.
7 p.m. The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will broadcast its Yom HaShoah program on it YouTube channel and page. More information about this free program can be found here.