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Yom HaShoah (holocaust memorial day)

During this time of social distancing, B’nai Israel has created events and compiled resources for our community to mark these important days together. 

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Yom Ha'Shoah begins the evening of April 20 and ends the evening of April 21


  • Sunday, April 19, 1:00 PM Yom Ha'Shoah v'Hagvurah: Maryland's Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration Click here for more. 
  • Monday, April 20, 6:30 PM Zikaron Basalon - Memories in the Living Room Series B’nai Israel has organized the opportunity to hear directly from Holocaust survivors and ensure we never forget their stories. There is an option for adults and an option for teenagers (but open to anyone).  

Adults: Speak with Isaac  Gendelman, click here for more. 
Teenagers: Speak with Marsha Tishler, click here for more. 

  • Wednesday, April 22, 1:00 PM  From International to National - Holocaust memory in U.S. and Israel. Join our shlicha, Netta Asner, for a conversation about Holocaust thought in America and Israel. This is the last session of this series. Netta will share the observance of Yom HaShoah in Israel, sources and experiences, while comparing it to the general outline of Holocaust memory both in the U.S. and Israel. Click here for more. 
Tue, October 27 2020 9 Cheshvan 5781