Yom Hashoah – Community Observance and Film
Apr 18, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM
In person at the JCA – 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME 04102
Categories Community Events, DISPLAY ON HOMEPAGE, Holocaust, JCA Programs, Maine Jewish Film Festival, Movies & Film
With historian and poet Anna Wrobel. Film presented in partnership with the Maine Jewish Film Festival.
Join us for a community commemoration of Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day, with testimonials, poems, prayers, and a film.
Our commemoration will be led by Anna Wrobel and will include testimonials, poetry, a candle lighting ceremony, and Kaddish. We will conclude with a screening the 2019 film, House on Wannsee Street, presented in partnership with the Maine Jewish Film Festival.
This event is free. Ceremony: 7:00 – 7:30 PM; Film: 7:30 – 8:40 PM.
Anna Wrobel, daughter of Shoah survivors – partisan and soldier – is an American historian, teacher, poet and Holocaust Studies educator.