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Jewish Studies Program

Annual Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Remembrance Service

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Columbia Holocaust Education Commission proudly presents: The “Holocaust Remembered” Exhibit which will be on display at the Tree of Life Congregation before the Yom HaShoah Remembrance Service--Doors open at 4:00pm

 “Holocaust Remembered” tells the history of the Holocaust during WWII and shares personal stories from many of Columbia's survivors and  liberators. The featured speaker is Judith Evan, a Holocaust survivor. Introduction of the speaker will be given by Irene Rudnick, the first Jewish woman elected to the SC General Assembly.

Judith survived the Holocaust sheltered in a German convent after her mother and grandmother were taken from their home. She currently teaches at USC Aiken, prepares youth for the B’ nai Mitzvah services, and speaks to local schools about her experiences.

This event is sponsored by the Columbia Jewish Federation and Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center, and is co-sponsored by USC Jewish Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences.

PDF icon Yom HaShoah Remembrance and Holocaust Remembered Exhibit Flyer
PDF icon Judith Evans Holocaust Remembered Flyer