Yom HaShoah in NYC
The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust hosted New York’s annual Gathering of Remembrance at Temple Emanu-El, in- person and livestreamed, as part of the museum’s Yom HaShoah tribute. Holocaust survivors were joined by dignitaries including Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), United States Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, and Representative Daniel Goldman (D-NY).
A candle-lighting ceremony honored survivors and their families, including third-generation survivors. HaZamir: The International Jewish Teen Choir performed. The event was co-chaired by museum board members Rita Lerner and Ann Oster, both of Bergen County.