Hundreds of community leaders, elected officials, clergy and community members will gather on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. for the Annual Holocaust Commemoration Program to be held at the Kings Bay Y located at 3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Avenue U and Avenue V).

The Jewish Community Council of Kings Bay and the Kings Bay Y will hold the event as a way to honor the memory of six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust and express the commitment to implementing the concept of Never Again.  The program will include a moving candle lighting ceremony, Kings Bay Y Tween Program performance, guest speakers and a choir from Madison Jewish Center.

For more information, please contact Lora at 718-648-7703 ext.227 or via e-mail atinfo@kingsbayy.org.

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  • Anonymous

    How long until this is treated as a historical story instead of a “day to remember” for those who weren’t even born yet?

    • http://kibblesbits.wordpress.com/ Ann

      That’s exactly what history is – remembrance.  And I guess if you were in England, you’d have trouble with Guy Fawkes Day.  Remember, remember, the th of November, and all that.  Do you have trouble with all holidays? History classes? Or only ones pertaining to Jewish people?

      • Anonymous

        I have a little trouble with the fact that it seems like every day is Holocaust remembrance in this USA.  My home country Russia lost 20 million people to the Nazi  invastion. We lost more to the butcher stalin, but we do not blare it out every day.  The Holocaust was an awful event. We do not need to be reminded everyday.