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Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Service

Date: April 27, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm
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Jewish Community Campus
5801 W 115th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211
United States
Contact: Midwest Center for Holocaust EducationPhone: 9133278192Email:

2014 Yom HaShoah / Holocaust Memorial Service

Sunday, April 27

1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Campus

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the deportation of the Jews of Hungary. Mirra Klausner, a member of the 2nd Generation and the daughter of Tiberius and Carla Klausner, is the program Chair. Mirra's father Tiberius is a Holocaust Survivor and native of Romania which was liberated by the Russians.

The moving candle lighting ceremony will include Holocaust survivors, Children of Survivors, Grandchildren of Survivors, Jewish War Veterans, students, and a representative of the entire Jewish community. Six candles will be lit in memory of the six million Jews who perished and in honor of those who survived the Nazi genocide.

This event is coordinated by the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Jewish Community Center, and the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee. Local Jewish organizations are co-sponsors. The community is invited to attend at no charge.

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