Holocaust Center for Humanity

Yom Hashoah 2022

Virtual Program | April 28 | 7pm (PT) | Hear true stories from a panel of Holocaust survivors

Watch the program now! (Coming soon!)

A meaningful program of remembrance and inspiration with a panel of local Holocaust survivors, a candle-lighting ceremony with descendants of survivors, and words of reflection from Rabbi Simon Benzaquen of Congregation Ezra Bessaroth.


Meet the Panelists: 

  • Peter Metzelaar, born in Amsterdam, Peter and his mother survived the Holocaust with the help of non-Jewish individuals who hid them. 
  • Susie Sherman, born in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic), Susie and her family escaped to England where they were taken in by a British family.
  • Henry Friedman, born in Poland, survived the Holocaust after enduring 18 months hiding in a tiny loft of a barn.

HolocaustCenter Native1 16 18 127Visit the Museum for Yom Hashoah | April 28 & May 1 

Reserve Tickets Online

Our museum will be open from 10am-4pm on April 28 & May 1 with special activities in commemoration of Yom Hashoah. 
We invite you to visit and leave a message of remembrance and hope. 

Can't make it to the museum on those dates? The museum is open every Sunday from 10am-4pm. Plan your visit.


Make a Tribute


Honor and remember someone you love by making a gift to the Holocaust Center for Humanity as a tribute to them.

Your tribute gift to the Holocaust Center for Humanity will help us further our mission to teach the lessons of the Holocaust, inspiring students of all ages to confront bigotry and indifference, promote human dignity, and take action.

When we receive your tribute gift, we will send a card to the person(s) you designate with a personal message.


10 Meaningful Ways to Honor Holocaust Remembrance Day

10 Ways to Honor

From reciting names, to reading books and watching films, to lighting virtual candles - check out this list of ideas to plan a program or commemorate the day independently. 


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