The community-wide Yom Hashoah observance will be held on Monday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Temple.
Robert Melson, author of False Papers: Deception and Survival in the Holocaust, will speak during the community's annual Yom Hashoah service and program at 7 p.m. at the Rifkin Campus at 5200. During the program sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne, Melson will share his family’s experience surviving the Holocaust by taking on false identities that enabled them to disguise themselves as a Polish family of noble lineage for the duration of the war. A reception will follow the service. Find out more.
Dr. Atina Grossmann, the key note speaker at a six-day Symposium to educate tomorrow's teachers about the Holocaust, will discuss "Women and the Holocaust: Between Perpetrators and Victims" on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Temple in a program open to the public. The Symposium on May 15-20 at IPFW is co-sponsored by the Temple's Holocaust Education Committee and IPFW's Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.