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“To Honor and Remember: Testimonies of St. Louis Survivors and Witnesses” will be the focus of an annual Yom HaShoah commemoration on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm. The Holocaust Remembrance Day event will feature eyewitness accounts of the Shoah as well as a traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, liturgical readings and prayers. Join the community-wide commemoration at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road.

Music will be performed by Andrew Ruben, Mischa and Tova Braitberg of Elegant Ensembles. Mischa and Tova Braitberg are the son and granddaughter of survivors Szyfra and  Gregor Braitbert (of blessed memory.) Additional music by soloist Samantha Seigel, Parkway Central High School. The program will be interpreted in sign language. Ample parking available in synagogue lot.

For further information, go to or call 314-442-3714. Generously sponsored by Sara and Leo Wolf (of blessed memory) and family.