Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah 2022: Everyone Has a Story

A Virtual Commemoration on April 27th


We hope you will join us this year to honor Holocaust remembrance with a Community Yizkor Service and Program and A Reading of the Names

Program: Memory, Morality, and This Moment in History

Dr. Anita Friedman in conversation with Yoav Potash, filmmaker, and Aaron Tartakovsky, community leader.

Please register here


4:00 pm (PT)—Reading of the Names 

6:00 pm (PT)—Memorial Commemoration and Program


If you would like to have your family names included in this year’s commemoration, please fill out this form.  We will keep these names in perpetuity.


If you would like to make a tribute in memory of a loved one to support Holocaust education please go to https://holocaustcenter.jfcs.org/donate or send a check to JFCS, P.O. Box 159004, SF, CA 94115 or call Lois Wander at 415-449-1264.

The 2022 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 CommitteeThe Brandeis School of San FranciscoConsulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, San Francisco Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest, The Contemporary Jewish MuseumFacing History & Ourselves, Goethe-Institut San FranciscoIsraeli American Council, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, Jewish Community High School of the BayJewish Community LibraryJewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Partisan Educational FoundationJIMENA, New Lehrhaus , San Francisco Hillel, San Francisco Interfaith CouncilTaube PhilanthropiesKeshet: for LGBTQ Equality in Jewish LifeThe Center for Jewish Studies at UC DavisThe University of San Francisco’s Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice.

Participating congregations:

Congregation Adath IsraelCongregation Am TikvahCongregation Beth SholomCongregation Chevra ThilimCongregation Emanu-ElCongregation Ner TamidCongregation Sherith IsraelOr Shalom Jewish CommunitySha’ar Zahav.


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