YOM HASHOAH, HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 25TH
Yom HaShoah is our day of remembrance for the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. The word “holocaust” means “burnt offering” and many Jews prefer the Hebrew word Shoah, which connotes catastrophe, calamity, disaster and destruction. Yom HaShoah occurs on 27 Nisan, to coincide with the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, and this year corresponds to April 27. Please join masters of ceremonies Mark Schwartz and Erwin Meller, Shoah survivor Benjamin Wayne and Congregation Ahavath Israel for our Yom HaShoah observance on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
Rabbi Maza will join us on April 25-26, for our Yom HaShoah Observance and Parashat Kedoshim (“you shall be holy”).
BOROUGH-WIDE HOLOCAUST PROGRAM ON SUNDAY, APRIL 27TH
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, our synagogue will join the other synagogues of Staten Island for a borough-wide Holocaust program featuring survivors and speakers at Temple Emanu-El, located at 984 Post Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the program begins promptly at 6:30 pm.
BAR / BAT MITZVAH LESSONS
Bar and Bat Mitzvah lessons are now being taught by our services leader, Joel Russo. Please contact the synagogue at (718) 356-8740 for more information.