Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Yom HaShoah Commemoration located?
The Yom HaShoah Commemoration will be held at the Great Hall of Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston. It is easily accessible from the MBTA and there are also nearby garage options. For travel and parking details, click HERE.
Is the event handicapped accessible?
Yes, the building is handicapped accessible. Please look for the wheelchair ramp located on the side of the building.
How long is the program?
The program is approximately 2 hours in length, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Is this program appropriate for children?
The program is recommended and encouraged for middle school children and above. However, it is a personal choice for each family.
Are there transportation options for Survivors to attend?
Absolutely! For bus or taxi transportation, contact Carol Pennini at 617-457-8641 or
Please contact Carol for transportation arrangements by June 6th at 5:00pm.
Is there a cost to attend?
No. The event is free and open to the public.
Donations to support the event are greatly appreciated. Please visit https://www.jcrcboston.org/donate/yh/.
Do I need to register in advance?
Registration is strongly encouraged, please click here to register.
I have more questions about this event.
Please email Ellen Kaye, Event Consultant, at .
2018 Yom HaShoah homepage
See photos and highlights from past Yom Hashoah Commemorations:
- Raising our Voices: Music, Art, and Remembrance, 2017
- From Holocaust to New Life: How Will We Remember?, 2016
- Liberation: From Darkness to Light, 2015