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College of Arts & Sciences
Jewish Studies Program

Yom Hashoah / Holocaust Remembrance Lecture

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 9:30am


 Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is a day set aside to commemorate the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust.

Join us in the School of Social Work from 9:30 to 10:30 on Monday, April 8th at

1731 College St. 

 For our Special Guest speaker Dr. Irving Roth.

Irving Roth, Holocaust Survivor, is the Director of the Holocaust Resource Center – Temple Judea of Manhasset and an adjunct professor at the University of Maine. He is recognized as a speaker on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust worldwide and provides compelling personal testimony on his experiences during WWII. He will speak to commemorate the lives and heroism of the Jewish people who died in the holocaust and keep the memories alive of the Nazi death camps and the horrors of the holocaust and the evils of prejudice and anti-Semitism.

  [Sponsored by USC Jewish Studies Program, College of Arts & Sciences; the Columbia Jewish Federation; and the Columbia Jewish Community Center]

ALSO: On Sunday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Columbia’s annual Yom HaShaoh program will take place at:

Tree of Life Congregation

6719 North Trenholm Road

Columbia, SC 29206

For further information on the Sunday event, contact Tree of Life Congregation:

Office: (803) 787-2182 * Fax (803) 787-0309


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