Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration
Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for candle lighting, music, readings and prayers at the 55th annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. Let us never forget as we continue to Carry the Light.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Memorial to the Six Million Jewish Martyrs
16th St. and the Ben Franklin Parkway
Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition
Each year, over 400 students from a wide range of backgrounds participate in the Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition, submitting original, creative responses to their Holocaust studies in the form of poetry, prose, painting, sculpture, music, dance and video.
Youth Symposium on the Holocaust
The Jewish Community Relations Council has presented this widely acclaimed program for high school students throughout the Delaware Valley since 1977. On four separate days in different locations, young people learn about the universal lessons of the Holocaust discussions from dynamic presentations and small-group discussions with survivors.
Spring 2019 symposium dates are:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – Gratz College
Thursday, January 31, 2019 – Gratz College
Monday, March 4, 2019 – Gratz College
Thursday, March 7, 2019 – Gratz College
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – St. Joseph’s University
Thursday, March 14, 2019 – West Chester University
Registrations are still being accepted for March 4, 2019. All other 2019 symposium dates have been filled.
Resources for Studying About the Holocaust
Find additional Holocaust education resources for teachers and students by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to bring a survivor to your community to speak about the Holocaust, please contact the JCRC. See the latest issue of the Holocaust Education Newsletter and the archive of past issues.