Public readings of Holocaust victims’ names and Survivor talks
|April 2, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] – The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) invites the community to visit the Museum free of charge all day on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in observance of Yom HaShoah.|
This year’s commemoration will include free admission from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and the readings of Holocaust Victims’ names continuously throughout the day. Short memorial services and Holocaust Survivor talks will take place at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The day will culminate with a memorial service at 5:30 p.m., followed by a special Holocaust Survivor talk.
Known more commonly outside of Israel as Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah honors the memory of the more than six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. The full name of the day is Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah or “Day of the Remembrance of the Holocaust and the Heroism” as it also marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
As a valued members of the community, The FHM invites the public to participate in an annual Names Reading Commemoration. From 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., members of our communities will read aloud names of Holocaust victims in 5-minute intervals.
To reserve your reading time, please select of the available time slots online at https://bookwhen.com/floridaholocaustmuseum. Should you have any questions or require assistance, please contact The FHM’s special events line at 727-820-0100 extension 301 or by emailing at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
About The Florida Holocaust MuseumOne of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered of died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org.