Yom HaShoah observed in the Metroplex
Many observances of Yom HaShoah took place Sunday, April 23 around the Metroplex.
New this year were two Yom HaShoah seders (see tjpnews.com for the April 20 story) at Congregation Kol Ami in Flower Mound and Adat Chaverim in Plano.
The Fort Worth and Tarrant County Jewish community welcomed Holocaust survivor and activist Ben Lesser to their annual observance, while the Dallas Jewish community observance at Temple Emanu-El featured a special presentation by Israeli Scouts and the Temple Emanu-El Choir.
Children of local Holocaust sturvivors gave testimonies of their parents’ resistance to the Nazi regime in the midst of unspeakable evil.
Congregation Beth Torah held its annual Reading of the Names 24-hour vigil.