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Holocaust Memorial

The Canarsie Jewish Community’s Annual Holocaust Memorial will be held at 8 p.m., May 6 at the Congregation AAA Sfard of Canarsie, 1385 East 94th Street and Avenue L.

The guest speakers will be Ruth and Jack Gruner. Jack survived 10 concentration camps while Ruth was a hidden child and published “Destined to Live.”

The children of Yeshiva Ateres Yisroel will offer songs of commemoration, and a delegation from the Yeshiva R’Tzhad will recite appropriate poetry.

There will be a candle lighting ceremony in memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust, along with the traditional mourner’s prayer.

The public is invited; there is no entrance fee.

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