Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Thu, April 19, 2012 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM • Congregation Agudas Achim on the Dell Jewish Community Campus (7300 Hart Lane, Austin, TX 78731)
A special commemoration for Holocaust Remembrance Day and the conclusion of Ballet Austin's Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project.
Join us for a special commemoration of Yom Hashoah and the conclusion of Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project on April 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
6-6:45 p.m. Light refreshments and tour of Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project Partners (Social Hall)
7-8:30 p.m. Commemorative Service (Sanctuary)
The service will feature:
- A keynote address by Stephen Mills, Ballet Austin Artistic Director, about his informative journey to create Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project.
- Readings by lead partners and honorary chairs including Ballet Austin Executive Director Cookie Ruiz, Anti-Defamation League Austin Chair Sherrie Frachtman, and Austin Chief of Police Art Acevedo.
- Appearances by Austin Jewish Academy students and Theater Action Project participants.
- A preview of KLRU’s documentary on Light, directed by Karen Bernstein, airing in full later that evening.
- Remarks by Mike O’Krent, JCAA Chair of Yom HaShoah Commemoration; Rabbi Freedman of Temple Beth Shalom; and Rabbi Neil Blumofe of Congregation Agudas Achim.
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To learn more about Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project in Austin visit www.balletaustin.org/light.