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Holocaust Remembrance Day
Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony - Usha 

Kibbutz Usha

The hall is set out for a memorial. On the central wall there is a list of relatives of members who were killed during the Holocaust – includes only parents, brothers and sisters. By the wall tables draped in black and on them a menorah with six arms and another six large candles along the wall. On a special table a large wreath of flowers of white lilies.

 

Opening: a solo singer – “The town is burning” – Mordechai Gvirtig

Reading:

a. Remember Israel – Avraham Shlonsky from the book Commemorative Dates H “Days of festival and remembrance”, Ed. T. Levinsky

 

b. They asked, burning in fire – A. Shlonsky
from the book Commemorative Dates H “Days of festival and remembrance”, Ed. T. Levinsky

 

c. The actors – Yitzhak Katzenelson – from his later writings

 

d. How Yanush Korczak and his students were slaughtered – Commemorative Dates H.

 

e. My last aspiration in life has been fulfilled – Mordechai Anilevitz – Commemorative

Dates H

 

f. From the testimony of a Christian about the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto – Commemorative Dates H

 

g. Guest lecture – by one who participated in the actions of the partisans.

 

h. To remember and not to forget – A. Shlonsky - Commemorative Dates H

 

i. “God full of mercy” – from a record by the cantor Shalom Katz

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