Ormond Beach, FL – The Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler Counties, along with Temple Beth El/Temple Israel, is sponsoring a community-wide day of remembrance tomorrow evening at 7 p.m.
Gloria Max, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler Counties, said the ceremony begins with survivors of the Holocaust lighting candles and talking about family members that they lost during that time.
Stetson University professor Eric Kurlander will speak on “The Nazi Jewish Question Before the Holocaust: Lessons for the 21st Century?” Max said that anti-semitism was around long before Hitler. She also said that 6 million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust and 1.5 million of them were children.
The Holocaust Memorial Observance takes place at Temple Beth-El/Temple Israel located at 579 N. Nova Rd in Ormond Beach. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. and Max says that all are welcome to take part.