- Sunday, April 19, Yom Hashoah program at the Friedberg JCC, 15 Neil Court, Oceanside from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Hy Horowitz will share his memories of liberating a camp when he was a soldier years ago. The event is free and open to the community. Call (516) 766-4341 for more information.
- Sunday, April 19 at the Lake Success Jewish Center, 354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, at 7:15 p.m., there will be a community-wide Yom Hashoah program with guest speaker Dr. Arthur Flug. The film Daniel's Story will be shown, and a discussion will be led by Holocaust survivor Hanne Liebmann.
- Monday, April 20, Congregation Beth Sholom, 390 Broadway, Lawrence, will host a Yom Hashoah commemoration for the community at 7:45 p.m. Professor Nechama Tec, author of Defiance, will be the keynote speaker. The program will include a survivor video testimony and a musical performance.
- Tuesday, April 21, there will be a community-wide Yom Hashoah commemoration, hosted by the Mid-Island Y JCC together with area synagogues, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The program will include guest speaker, author Sonia Pauline Beker, a musical performance, a Holocaust memorial candle lighting ceremony and recitation of Kaddish. The program is free and will be held at the Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview. For more information, call 516-822-3535 x 320.
To learn more about the history and meaning of Yom Hashoah, go to Yom Hashoah.