Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Start Time: 7:00pm
Location: Congregation Beth Jacob
YOM HA’SHOAH OBSERVANCE
Thursday, May 2, 7:00 pm
Congregation Beth Jacob
A community-wide observance to mark Yom Hashoah, also remembered as The Holocaust, will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Jacob, 406 W. Shields Ave., Fresno, to recall The Six Million as well as non-Jews murdered by the Nazis. The ceremony alternates annually between Temple Beth Israel and Congregation Beth Jacob.
In memory of the victims, the evening’s program will feature the lighting of candles, prayers and comments by Eva Maiden, Holocaust survivor, and the main speaker, Dr. James Russell, professor of Jewish Studies at Fresno State University. Ephraim Hadjis, a survivor from Greece, is chairman of the event.