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Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration


May 5, 2019    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Congregation Shaare Emeth
11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, Missouri, 63141

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Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Congregation Shaare Emeth’s Stiffman Sanctuary

This year’s program themes: “To Listen to a Witness is to Become a Witness” & “Why We Speak”

This Holocaust Remembrance Day event will feature eyewitness accounts of the Shoah from survivors and witnesses. Featured speakers will be Rachel Miller, who survived as a hidden child in France, and Mendel Rosenberg, who survived several concentration camps. The program will also include a traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, liturgical readings, and prayers.

Music will be performed by Andrew Ruben and Mischa and Tova Braitberg of Elegant Ensembles.

Mischa and Tova are the son and granddaughter of survivors Szyfra and Gregor Braitberg (of blessed memory). Additional music by Samantha Seigel.

The program will be interpreted in sign language.

For further information, call 314-442-3714.

Special thanks to sponsors Sara and Leo Wolf (of blessed memory) and family.


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