Yom Hashoah – Community Observance and Film

Apr 18, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM


In person at the JCA – 1342 Congress St. Portland, ME 04102

Cost $0.00

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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.

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