Town of Fairfield's 31st Annual Holocaust Commemoration
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A thought provoking and educational evening of remembrance, with the key note delivered by Shiri B. Sandler, the granddaughter of a survivor who serves as the U.S. Director of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, a museum and study center in Auschwitz , Poland. In her capacity as U.S. Director of the Center, Shiri runs the Center’s American Service Academies Program a unique educational two-week program in which a select group of cadets and midshipmen from the United States military academies travel to Poland and face the reality of genocide along with the ethical and moral questions they may face as military officers.
There will be a short presentation by Ms. Sandler, musical selections by Fairfield County Children’s Choir and Fairfield Warde High School Ensemble, a candle lighting ceremony and a reception.
The event will be held at First Church Congregational, 148 Beach Road, Fairfield at 7:30pm.
Admission is free, contributions are welcomed,
100% to benefit The Auschwitz Jewish Center, Auschwitz, Poland
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