Everyone Has a Name
May 1, 2019
Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day in San Francisco
Join us for a special community event commemorating Yom HaShoah.
JCCSF, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Father Patrick Desbois
Father Desbois is an internationally-renowned human rights activist who has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, fighting antisemitism, and furthering relations between Catholics and Jews. He has discovered the unmarked graves of over 1.5 million Jews who died in the Shoah, and works to reveal their identities to ensure that nobody’s name is forgotten.
Father Desbois’ book The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest's Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews will be available for sale.
4:30 p.m.: Reading of the Names (Prior to the event - to honor victims of the Shoah, please submit their names here: https://forms.gle/ERnyaeSVrDNkbXHv7)
6:00 - 7:15 p.m.: Memorial Commemoration and Program
Please note: We encourage you to bring photos of family members who survived or died in the Holocaust to display in a special community art project.
Presented by JFCS HOLOCAUST CENTER in partnership with LEHRHAUS JUDAICA, JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF SAN FRANCISCO, JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL, AND SAN FRANCISCO INTERFAITH COUNCIL, in cooperation with San Francisco synagogues and school.