Holocaust Commemoration at St. Francis College Thursday

This Thursday, April 16, starting at 11:10 a.m., there will be an observance of Yom HaShoah, commemorting the victims of the Holocaust, at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court), featuring Rabbi Joseph Potasnik (photo), Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Mount Sinai in Brooklyn Heights, and Cantor Shira Lissek.

Rabbi Potasnik will discuss the topic of Being Human in the Face of Inhumanity, while Cantor Lissek will offer personal experiences from her family history and a collection of songs, including El Maleh Rahamim (A Memorial Prayer for the six million), If the World Had Cried, and Hatikvah (the Israeli National Anthem). She will be accompanied by Oran Eldor on Grand Piano.

The event is free and open to all.

Share this Story:

, , , , ,

Comments are closed.