Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Day of Remembrance

Brundibar Banner May

A Brundibar performance at Terezin in 1944


Join Us Sunday, May 1st from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Michael Klahr Center, UMA Campus

46 University Drive, Augusta 

The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) will host the annual Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Day of Remembrance ceremony at the Michael Klahr Center from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st, 2016. The program will begin with a traditional ceremony of remembrance featuring clergy from Jewish and Christian faiths. Following the ceremony, members of the Messalonskee High School Mastersingers choir will perform music of the Holocaust and other traditional Jewish songs. In addition we will share the story of Brundibár, the children’s opera that was performed at Terezín concentration camp.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. Admission is free, but reservations are strongly recommended.

For more information on this year’s Yom HaShoah service or to reserve tickets, call 207-621-3530, or email infohhrc@maine.edu.