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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Featuring a poignant candle-lighting ceremony presented by Holocaust survivors

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On January 27th, at 7 p.m. EST, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem, the Azrieli Foundation and the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre will commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special virtual program. This year’s event will feature a poignant candle-lighting ceremony presented by Holocaust survivors and a tribute to survivors Max Eisen, Rose Lipszyc and Eva Olsson, who were recently appointed to the Order of Canada. Also participating are Canada’s Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism, the Honourable Irwin Cotler, and Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl, in honour of his recent appointment to the Order of Canada, who will recite Kaddish.

Join us for this moving program as we continue to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive, in Canada and beyond. It is more critical than ever.

Community Partners:

Beit Rayim Synagogue & School • Beth David B'nai Israel Beth Am • Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue • Beth Jacob Synagogue • Beth Radom Congregation • Beth Tikvah • Beth Torah Congregation • Beth Tzedec Congregation • B'nai Torah Congregation • Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship • Congregation Dorshei Emet • Congregation Emanu-El and Victoria Shoah Project • Congregation Etz Chayim • Congregation Sepharde Or Hahayim • Congregation Shaarey Zedek • First Narayver Congregation • Kehillat Chaverim • Kol Ami • Kolot Mayim Reform Temple • Liberation75 • Lodzer Centre Congregation • Montreal Holocaust Museum • Or Shalom Synagogue • Pride of Israel Synagogue • Rohr Chabad, NDG • Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue • Temple Har Zion • The Glebe Shul • The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University • Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

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