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5780/2020 Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Or Hadash mark Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) virtually in April of 2020. We were joined by guest speaker Bertha Schwarz, who shared her story of survival as a young girl during the Holocaust. Fleeing the Nazi and French Vichy regimes, Ms. Schwarz endured hiding, family separation, and loss, before reaching Switzerland and eventually Palestine (Pre-State Israel). The YouTube video of that amazing event follows:

Although the following video is a part of the video above, we present it below so that it can be viewed separately at any time.

Featuring: Dan Schwarz (vocals), Cheryl Kripke Cohen (harp)
created in partnership with Mitlas Productions, LLC
(c)2020 Or Hadash: a Reconstructionist Congregation
With special thanks to:
- Alan Lindy
- The Or Hadash Holocaust Education Committee