Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration set for Thursday

The Havurah Synagogue and Temple Emek Shalom will join for the annual, shared commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12,
The director and some of the cast of the Collaborative Theater Project’s recent performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank” will be on hand to talk about how putting on the play impacted them.
Rabbi David Zaslow will share about his experience in Auschwitz last year as part of the March of the Living program, and Rabbi Joshua Boettiger will bring some “poetry of witness” from Paul Celan, Nellie Sachs, and others.
There will be a memorial candle-lighting ceremony, songs and prayers and more in memory of the six million who died in the Holocaust.
The service will be held at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. The event is open to all. Call 541-488-2909 or 541-488-7716 for more information.

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