Holocaust survivors invite Montrealers to participate in the Yom Hashoah Commemoration on April 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm to remember the victims of the Shoah, honour the survivors and consider how we can learn from the Holocaust as we look to the future.

Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Commemoration

What Could Have Been and What Came to Be

The commemoration will include poems and short readings in English, French, Hebrew and Yiddish, as well as songs performed by a Jewish children’s choir.

Watch testimony clips from other Holocaust survivors who participated in past Yom Hashoah commemorations, like Agnes Kent:

Yom Hashoah was declared Holocaust Memorial Day in Quebec in 1999 and in Canada in 2003.


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