Synagogues Holding 20th Annual Yom Hashoah ‘Reading of the Names’ of Holocaust Victims Next Week

The 20th annual event remembering victims of the Holocaust is coming up on Wednesday, April 11 starting at 10 p.m. The readings start at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism at 15 West 86th Street at 10 and then continue throughout the night and into the next day until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12.

Synagogues throughout the area will be reading names. The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue at 30 West 68th street, for instance, will be reading names from 4 to 4:15 a.m. on April 12. Readings will occur at the JCC on 76th and Amsterdam at 9 a.m. The JCC will also be screening a film called Saviors on the Screen: After Auschwitz at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

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