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Pinner Synagogue Yom HaShoah Evening

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Organisation Pinner Synagogue
Event Name Pinner Synagogue Yom HaShoah Evening
Event Type Event
Venue Pinner Synagogue
Email Address [javascript protected email address]
Telephone 020 8868 7204
Website http://www.pinnersynagogue.com
Event Date/Time On Sunday 7th April 2013, 8:00PM until 10:00PM
Suitable For All
Admission Open to all
Cost Adult - Free Child - Free Concession - Free
Event Details Focus: 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Theme:‘Resistance and Rescue’

Guest speakers: the Polish Ambassador HE Mr Witold Sobkow;
Child ghetto survivors Mrs Janine Webber and Mrs Lili Stern-Pohlmann, both originally from Poland.

The evening will start with a moving candle lighting ceremony and short memorial service, then readings by Pinner youth and a brief address by the Polish Ambassador. The two survivors will describe how they were smuggled out of the ghetto. Lili will also speak about her friend Irena Sendler, the rescuer of 2,500 children from the Warsaw Ghetto. Following their presentations there will be a panel discussion.

A number of civil and diplomatic dignitaries will attend.

Operating under the auspices of The Board of Deputies of British Jews Charity No. 1058107