24 February, 2022 | 5 min read

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

This April, we invite you to join the Jewish Community Federation (JCF), The Reutlinger Community and the entire Eskaton family in commemorating and honoring those lost in the Holocaust (Yom HaShoah). Listed below are several events we encourage you to attend to learn more about the Holocaust and the incredible fortitude of the human spirit.

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)


Gathering Meaning & Memory: New Rituals for Remembrance on Yom HaShoah

April 7, 4:00 pm PT

Join Shalom Hartman Institute and the global community to commemorate Yom HaShoah through memory, music, and poetry with a powerful ritual that honors those who perished while transforming memory into a deeply personal commitment to eliminate all forms of dehumanization. Register and see the full schedule for Spring Days of Learning


Yom HaShoah: Honoring Jewish Resilience and Storytelling

April 7, 5:00 pm PT 

Join the JCC Association of North America for the first event in their Days of Memory series, which will feature four international artist-educators in a roundtable conversation about storytelling and Jewish resilience. View Live Stream


Remembering Together with Annemarie Yellin

April 7, 6:00 pm PT

The IAC and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest invite you to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust among family and friends. Join us as we listen to a holocaust survivor, Annemarie Yellin, sharing her life story. Through Annemarie’s story, we will also pay tribute to the six million victims of the Holocaust and honor those survivors who are still with us. This event will be held in English. Learn More and Register


North Peninsula Yom HaShoah Commemoration

April 7, 7:00 pm PT

Join the Peninsula JCC, synagogues, and other organizations for candle lighting, survivors’ biographies, prayer, and song to remember the martyrs who perished and to honor the community’s survivors. Learn More and Register


Berkeley Synagogues’ Yom HaShoah Commemoration

April 7, 7:30 pm PT

Presented by Congregations Beth El, Beth Israel, and Netivot Shalom. Register


JFCS Holocaust Center Virtual Commemoration

April 7-9 

Join the JFCS Holocaust Center, friends, and neighbors to remember those we lost and to look forward to our future together. See the full list of events and register


Virtual Yom HaShoah Ceremony and March of the Living

April 8, 7:00 am PT

Join The Jewish Agency for Israel's online ceremony, featuring a 3D digital march to honor the selfless heroes of the medical community during the Holocaust. Watch the March


Holocaust Remembrance Day: Leon’s Testimony

April 8, 6:30 pm PT

The WZO and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest invite you to participate in an evening of commemoration and a heart-to-heart conversation with Leon, a Holocaust survivor. Learn More and Register


Sonoma County Yom HaShoah Commemoration

April 11, 2:00-3:15 pm PT

Presented by JCC Sonoma County and will focus on local Holocaust survivors, with musical performances and a candle lighting ceremony. Learn More and Register