Yom HaShoah is also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. "Shoah," which means catastrophe or utter destruction in Hebrew, refers to the atrocities that were committed against the Jewish people during World War II. This is a memorial day for those who died in the Shoah.
27th Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Thursday, April 27, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center Atrium and Forum Free and open to the public.
Our traditional commemoration includes:
Opening Ceremony 9:30 a.m. Flynn Campus Center Atrium
Calling of Survivor Names & Candle Lighting 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Flynn Campus Center Atrium
Local Holocaust Survivor Testimonies Flynn Campus Center Forum (3-130) Please check back in the spring for featured speakers.
I Told You ... Now Tell the World Photographic Essay Exhibit Photos and Vignettes of Local Holocaust Survivors Flynn Campus Center Atrium
In 2010, MCC celebrated its 20th Anniversary Yom HaShoah—bringing together students, alumni, community supporters and Holocaust survivors for a poignant celebration. Following a formal dinner served by MCC Hospitality students, Marcia Sachs Littell, Ph.D., founder, Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, presented Transformation through Holocaust Education: Breaking the Silence. In honor of the 20th anniversary, Dr. Littell also presented her original paper on the topic as a gift to MCC.