Virtual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

On Friday April 24, 2020, beginning at noon EDT, the City of Carmel, Indiana will stream its 2020 Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. The film will last approximately an hour and a half and can be viewed on Facebook by clicking here

I will be delivering the keynote talk in a pre-recorded speech, and will give a brief history of the Terezin Concentration Camp and the creation of the secret magazine Vedem (Czech for “In the Lead”).  The film will include Mayor Jim Brainard; Rabbi Benjamin Sendrow of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla; Rabbi Stanley Halpern of Congregation Beth Shalom; Rabbi Justin Kerber of Congregation Beth Shalom; City Councilman Miles Nelson, representing the Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Human Relations; and Dr. Michael Beresford Carmel Clay Schools Superintendent.

Musical performances will be by Cantor Arnie Lewin, Shaarey Tefilla member; Cantor Melissa Cohen, the Carmel United Methodist Church Bell Choir; the University High School of Indiana Vocal Quintet; and Indianapolis Opera Resident Artists: Laura Zahn, Mezzo-Soprano, Felipe Prado – Tenor, Andrew Pham – Pianist.


Hope you can tune in!