Wed, Apr 27

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Temple Isaiah

AN EVENING ON THE HOLOCAUST

Convened by the Contra Costa JCC. Sponsored by Beth Chaim Congregation, Congregation Beth Emek, Congregation B’nai Shalom, Congregation B’nai Tikvah, Sinai Memorial Chapel and Gan Shalom, and Temple Isaiah.

In Person at Temple Isaiah & on YouTube
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AN EVENING ON THE HOLOCAUST

Time & Location

Apr 27, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549, USA

About the Event

Join the community in remembrance and solidarity. 

Guest speaker, Dr. Michael Berenbaum served as Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust, Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and president of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation created by Steven Spielberg. Dr. Berenbaum will speak on the use and misuse of Holocaust memory.

Admission is free and open to the public. To watch the commemoration online, visit:

https://www.youtube.com/TIJewishNeighborhood

For in-person attendance at Temple Isaiah, masks are optional (masked only seating section provided), every other row is closed to allow for social distancing, physical proof of Covid Vaccination (including boosters for ages 16+) is required for entry. More details are available at https://temple-isaiah.org/about/covid-response.

From 9:00 PM to midnight, the annual “reading of names” of those who perished in the Holocaust will take place online. Please click this Zoom link to join the reading. You may email any family names, directly to Tim Plattner at cbsplattner@gmail.com. To read names, please sign up through this link.

Convened by the Contra Costa JCC. Sponsored by Beth Chaim Congregation, Congregation Beth Emek, Congregation B’nai Shalom, Congregation B’nai Tikvah, Sinai Memorial Chapel and Gan Shalom, and Temple Isaiah.

Co-sponsors: Contra Costa Jewish Day School, Contra Costa Midrasha, Diablo Valley Hadassah, East Bay Holocaust Education Center, EBIJFF, Israeli American Council, JEICOR, Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay, New Lehrhaus, and The Reutlinger Community.