Delaware’s community-wide commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Day of Remembrance, will be held Monday, April 28th at noon in the Carvel State Office Building Auditorium, 9th & French Streets in Wilmington.
This year’s theme, “Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses”. Guest speakers are Major Melissa Zebley, Delaware State Police and Brother Miguel Ramirez, Director, Emmanual Dining Room.
This program is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by DERECH: Delaware Rabbinical and Cantor’s Association, the Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Center and Jewish Federation of Delaware.
The mission of the Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Center is to educate the community on the causes and events of the Holocaust so that its lessons may prevent such a tragedy from happening again. The Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Committee is an interfaith volunteer group comprised of Holocaust survivors and their families, Holocaust scholars, teachers, clergy, and community advocates. Committee members are responsible for the development and implementation of programs for the Halina Wind Preston Holocaust Education Center. Support from the Jewish Federation of Delaware and the Siegel Jewish Community Center in Wilmington, along with various grants and individual contributions, fund this important work. For more information: www.ShalomDelaware.org.