JCRC was pleased to welcome over 500 community members including Holocaust survivors, liberators, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Consul General of Israel Yehuda Yaakov and Consul General of Germany Rolf Schuette to our community commemoration of Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, April 12th 2015 in Boston’s Faneuil Hall.

 “…People will come together to commemorate their move from darkness to light. To resolve in their names never again, we will never forget, we will not be silent whenever people suffer.”

Keynote speaker David Eisenhower, grandson of General and former President Dwight D. Eisenhower 

The Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah was presented in partnership with the American Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants of Greater Boston, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Facing History and Ourselves, Jewish Family & Children’s Services and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Read the winning essays from our 2015 essay contest


Read press coverage from our event