Commemorating Kristllnacht is a community event by the Staten Island Holocaust Center.
It is in partnership with Brooklyn’s Amud Aish Memorial Museum, Ganzach Kiddush Hashem, Hillel of Staten Island, the Richmond County District Attorney Michael E. McMahon, and Staten Island Borough President Vito Fossella.
Commemorating Kristillnacht will include featured artworks by Ayala Borten and Holocaust survivor and former Staten Island resident, Emil Jacoby.
Commemorating Kristallnacht is presented in partnership between several institutions including the Staten Island Holocaust Center, Amud Aish Memorial Museum of Brooklyn, NY and Ganzach Kiddush Hashem of Bnei Brak in Israel.
The event will feature an exhibition and brief film presentation on the history and victim experience of the Holocaust with a special focus on the values and perspectives of faith-based communities. The exhibition also includes Holocaust artifacts, art work by Ayala Borten, Emil Jacoby and artifacts from the Staten Island Jewish Historical Society.
With several guest speakers scheduled to appear, Commemorating Kristallnacht is designed to inspire high school aged students and adults to remember the history of Kristallnacht through Holocaust Education
You can register to attend by visiting the Eventbrite page:
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