The main memorial ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes, 2016
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Heychal Hatarbut (4 Raziel St.)
On the program
7:00 p.m. “Unto Every Person There Is A Name”
Reading the names of those who perished
Exhibition - Traces of Humanity
Life-Saving Culture and Artists in the Holocaust / in the exedra
8:00 p.m. - Main memorial ceremony in the auditorium
In the presence of Mayor Miriam Feirberg Ikar.
Moderator: Avi Bettelheim
Cantor: Shlomo Glick
Candle lighting ceremony:
Representatives of AMCHA and Holocaust Survivors Group
Readings and musical accompaniment: Liora Rivlin, Shaul Besser
Tremolo percussion ensemble, conducted by Tomer Yariv
Singing: Orit Ariely, Nitzan Choir - Netanya Conservatory, conducted by Vita Gurewitz
Piano: Marina Klusner
The ceremony will be interpreted into sign language
The ceremony will be broadcast life on the screens at the new Independence Square
Thursday, May 5, 2016
* Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony for the French community
Beit Yochanan (4 Raziel St.), 9:00 a.m.
* Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Holocaust Commemoration Train Car Site
Yad Labanim (corner of Ehrlich and Ben Gurion Streets), 6:30 p.m.
On the program - Mincha and Arvit prayers, led by cantor Yuval Tayib
* Marathon screening of Holocaust-related films on the screens at the new Independence Square, from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open to the public!