Fairfield University
| April 2016 | Fairfield University News Channel

Holocaust Remembrance Service April 20

Fairfield University’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Service will be held on Wednesday, April 20, at 4:30 p.m. in Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola. The service is open to the public.

This year, the featured speaker is Stefanie Koren who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto and participated in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising led by the Polish resistance. The service will consist of several readings, poems and prayers, including the lighting of six candles in memory of the six million Jews who died during the Holocaust.

“This annual event honors the memory of the six million Jews who died during the Holocaust at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators, with University students, faculty, administrators and staff leading us in poems and prayers of remembrance, defiance, resolve and hope," says Dr. Ellen M. Umansky, director of the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies.

The Holocaust Remembrance Service is co-sponsored by The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies and Campus Ministry. For more information, please contact Meg McCaffrey at 203-254-4000, ext. 2066 or visit www.fairfield.edu/bennett.

Last modified:  Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:12:00 EDT

20170717

Your news@fairfield Stories for Friday, May 11, 2018

Fairfield University Student-Athletes Named Volunteers of the Year

Read the Article

Regular Season Champion Stags to Host MAAC Postseason Action: Saturday, April 28 at Rafferty Stadium

Read the Article

Fairfield University Entrepreneurship Program Among Best in State

Read the Article

Fairfield Professor Janet Striuli, PhD, Appointed National Science Foundation Program Director

Read the Article

Fairfield University Glee Club presents “Glee Hits the Big Screen,” May 2

Read the Article

Fairfield’s Special Education Department Recognized for Commitment to Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Read the Article

Don't Miss the Gesù Exhibition's Final Weeks — Closing May 19

Read the Article

Search Results


close