Keeping The Promise of Never Again!” What It Means in 2021. Howard County Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration

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Date(s) - Thursday, April 8, 2021
6:00 am - 8:15 am

 


“Keeping The Promise of Never Again!”
What It Means in 2021.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration

Thursday April 8, 2021

Virtual Presentation from 6:00 – 8:15 pm.

The Annual Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration, presented by the Howard County Board of Rabbis and The Jewish Federation of Howard County, will take place virtually on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 6:00pm-8:15pm.

This year’s theme: “Keeping the Promise of Never Again and What it Means in 2021”

The keynote speaker: Steven Luckert
Senior Program Curator in the Levine Institute
for Holocaust Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

The virtual presentation will begin at 6:00pm with an online pre-event featuring a Holocaust artifacts exhibit from local community members, Holocaust survivor video testimonials, a local authors’ book gallery, the USHMM’s Traveling Exhibit “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda” and “Never Again” student essay winners from Howard County schools.

The Memorial Service will begin at 7:00pm, with a Candle Lighting ceremony followed by our keynote speaker. Steven Luckert is Senior Program Curator in the Levine Institute for Holocaust Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Mr. Luckert will speak on the theme of “Keeping the Promise of Never Again” and what this means in 2021

All community members as well as those outside of Howard County are welcome to attend. Attendees are required to register online in advance. To find out more about the event and to register, please visit the Yom HaShoah website at https://www.jewishhowardcounty.org/yomhashoah.

Students interested in the essay contest can also visit the website for details on how to participate (submission deadline is March 1, 2021).

Contact: Shauna Leavey, sleavey@jewishhowardcounty.org | www.jewishhowardcounty.org
Program Director, Jewish Federation of Howard County