Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Recorded on Monday, April 17, 2023

Memorial Name Reading

The Reading of Names Ceremony More than 3,000 names of those who were killed in the Holocaust were recited by CA elected officials, San Francisco clergy, and civic leaders.

Program & Ceremony

A conversation with Sarah Botstein, co-director of the PBS series The U.S. and the Holocaust, historian Rebecca Erbelding, featured in the film, and Morgan Blum Schneider, Director of the JFCS Holocaust Center.

Thank you to our community partners and congregations

The 2023 virtual commemoration of Yom HaShoah in San Francisco is presented by the Jewish Family and Children’s Services Holocaust Center in partnership with:

  • American Jewish Committee
  • Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • San Francisco Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest
  • Goethe-Institut San Francisco
  • Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
  • Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation, KQED
  • New Lehrhaus, San Francisco Interfaith Council.

Participating congregations:

  • Congregation Adath Israel
  • Congregation Beth Sholom’
  • Congregation Chevra Thilim
  • Congregation Emanu-El
  • Congregation Ner Tamid
  • Congregation Sherith Israel
  • Mission Minyan Or Shalom Jewish Community
  • Sha’ar Zahav

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