Holocaust Museum plans annual Yom HaShoah commemoration

“Survivors and Witnesses in Our Community” will be the focus of the annual Yom HaShoah commemoration at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at Congregation B’nai Amoona, 324 S. Mason Road. 

The Holocaust Remembrance Day event will feature eyewitness accounts of the Shoah as well as a traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, a tribute to Elie Wiesel, liturgical readings and prayers. Music will be performed by Andrew Ruben, Mischa and Tova Braitberg of Elegant Ensembles. Mischa and Tova Braitberg are the son and granddaughter of survivors Szyfra and Gregor Braitberg (of blessed memory.) The program will be interpreted in sign language.

For more information, go to HMLC.org or call 314-442-3714. Special thanks to sponsors Sara and Leo Wolf (of blessed memory) and family.