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35th Annual Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Day at the Senete Chambers, April 12
Event Type: HARTFORD HIGHLIGHTS
 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Lisa Kassow
Department:Hillel
A car will be leaving from the Hillel parking lot at 10:45 a.m.
 
35th Annual Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Day
 
NEVER AGAIN: HEEDING THE WARNING SIGNS
 
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.
Senate Chambers
Connecticut State Capitol
210 Capitol Ave., Hartford
 
Keynote Address
Ruth Fishman, Holocaust Survivor
Born in Cologne, Germany in 1935.  At the age of 9, Ruth was sent to a Dutch concentration camp, Westerbork, for 10 months.  She was then transported to Theresienstadt, another concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, where she was for 10 months. After the war Ruth returned to Holland.  Ruth resides in West Hartford, CT, is the mother of 3 children and grandmother to 7. Ruth currently speaks at schools, synagogues and organizations in her area.
 
Presiding
Senate President Don Williams
 
Host Community
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
 
Statewide Holocaust Commemoration Planning Committee Chair
Alan Lazowski
 
Luncheon following program in Old Judiciary Room for Holocaust Survivors, program participants and elected officials. Kosher dietary laws observed
 
Please RSVP for luncheon to Jewish Federation Association of CT (JFACT)
860-727-5771 or jfact@mcmgmt.com
 
Sponsored by Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (]FACT); co-sponsored by Jewish Federations of Greater Hartford, Danbury, Eastern CT,  Greater New Haven, United Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, Greenwich, Western CT and Westport-Weston-Wilton-Norwalk, UJA/Federation of Eastern Fairfield County in coordination with the Anti-Defamation League, the Christian Conference of Connecticut, the State of Connecticut, State of Israel Bonds and the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
 
The Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT) serves as a legislative representative for the nine Connecticut Jewish Federations and their associated agencies, an associate for the Jewish Community, a public affairs spokesperson and coordinator on statewide programs on issues of mutual interest and concern in the state of Connecticut and Israel.
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