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Yom Hashoah programs at the Mid-Island Y JCC (co-sponsored by YIP)

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 26 Nisan 5779

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Youth Program: (4pm) Building Blocks Workshops - Using LEGO blocks, Stephen Schwartz, an architect, will assist children to build a replica of the Warsaw Ghetto and then “walk” participants through it as he shares stories about the Warsaw Ghetto, especially talking about people such as Emanuel Ringelblum, Mordechai Anielewicz and Janusz Korczak. PARENTS ARE WELCOME AS WELL!!

Main Program: (7:30pm) A presentation by Vincent Marmorale, President of Italy and the Holocaust Foundation, and Walter Kleinman on the Italian people’s efforts to save the Jews. Vincent will share some of Italy’s history during the Holocaust and Walter will share his own experience of being rescued and wet nursed by an Italian “milk mother”. They have gone back to Italy together and reconnected Walter with his Italian “family”.

 

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