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Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day - April 27, 7 p.m.
The annual Gainesville Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration Ceremony will have as its speaker this year Dr. Norman Goda, the Norman and Irma Braman Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida, will discuss stories from those who didn’t survive.
We know very little of the last thoughts and actions of Jewish victims moments before they were murdered because no Jews survived most German killing operations. The cases that we know of occurred by chance, but they reveal a fortitude that belies the common depictions that Jews went ‘as sheep to the slaughter
The Gainesville Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 27 at Congregation B’nai Israel is located at 3830 NW 16 Boulevard in Gainesville. The event is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Jewish Council of North Central Florida, Congregation B’nai Israel and other community members and organizations.
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Community Hazikaron and Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration, May 4 noon - 3 p.m.
The community is invited to come celebrate "Israel at 66" at the annual Israel Independence Day celebration, noon to 3 p.m. May 4 at Westside Partk. Bring you picinic blankets and lawn chairs and liten to Klezmer music from Joe and Lynn Goldovitz and Friends; all teh while enjoyhing Israeli food, Pizza, a bounce house and games.
A $5 donation for food is requested. This is a celebration for all ages.
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