YOM HASHOAH PROGRAMThursday, April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presentation by Shirley Ranz, a child of Holocaust survivors active in ‘The Generation After,’ an organization dedicated to teaching the lessons of the Holocaust.
Commemorative candle-lighting will follow.
This riveting film, starring Anna Paquin, tells the story of the remarkable and unlikely WWII heroine who saved the lives of 2,500 Jewish children in German-occupied Poland. As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, and at great personal risk, devised extraordinary schemes to sneak the children past Nazi Guards. She was honored in 2007 with a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. (1 hr. 35 min.)
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