Yom HaShoah Commemoration

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.

28th Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Lost Innocence: Remembering the Children of the Holocaust
Tuesday, April 10 - Thursday, April 12, 2018
All events are free and open to the public. 

The Butterfly Project
Public Painting of Butterflies
Tuesday, April 10 at 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center Atrium
Join HGHRP members, MCC faculty and staff and paint ceramic butterflies to
honor the memories of the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust.

Film & Discussion:
NOT The Last Butterfly
Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Flynn Campus Center Forum (3-130)
Join us for the viewing and discussion of NOT The Last Butterfly, an inspiring story of The Butterfly Project and the initiatives they have created to fulfill their mission.

28th annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Thursday, April 12, 2018 
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center
Atrium and Forum

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
Holocaust Survivor Testimony 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.
Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center (Monroe B)
We are honored to have welcome local Holocaust Survivors to campus to share their testimonies in the Flynn Campus Center Forum. Classes welcomed!

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Werner Schenk
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Jeannine Korman
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sam Rind

I Told You, Now Tell the World Photographic Exhibit
Photos and Vignettes of Local Holocaust Survivors
Flynn Campus Center Atrium

Yom HaShoah Commemoration events are free and open to the public. Please join us!