28 2019

Yom Hashoah Interfaith Commemorative Service (Reading of Megillat Hashoah)

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Shaarey Zedek 561 Wellington Crescent
Winnipeg, MB

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Candle Lighting and Reading of Megillat Hashoah (Holocaust Scroll) in Commemoration of the systematic persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators. We will also remember other groups who were persecuted or targeted for genocide, including the Roma, the disabled, political opponents,

Poles and other Slavic people, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah’s Witnesses, gay men, some members of the clergy, and others.

Jews & Non-Jews of All Faiths // 13 Scroll Readers // 14 Candle Lighters // 2 Choirs

All Backgrounds Welcome

Information: 204-452-3711 or [email protected]

Brought to you by Congregation Shaarey Zedek and the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada.  This event was also made possible in part by support from the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg and CIJA (The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs).

**2019 Readers of Megillat Hashoah (Holocaust Scroll) **

Thomas E. Schultze
Consulate General
Republic of Germany

Rev. Stefan Jonassen
Unitarian Universalist Minister
Gimli Unitarian Church

Mr. Chris Minaker
Senior Executive Officer
External Engagement
The University of Winnipeg

Mr. Richard (Rocky) Baronins
Elder and Lay Minister
Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints     

Sister Carmela Lukey
Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate  

Rev. Dr. Stepan Bilynskyy
Permanent Deacon
St. Andrew Bobola Parish  

Mr. John Longhurst
Faith Page Columnist
Winnipeg Free Press

Mr. Rafiq Punjani
Iman, Ismaili Muslim Community
Managing Director, Right At Home

Mr. Steven Schipper, OC
Artistic Director
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Dr. Bonnie Cham
Past President
Congregation Shaarey Zedek

Mrs. Laurel Malkin
President, Jewish Federation of Winnipeg
President, Women's Musical Club of Winnipeg

Mr. Stan Fontaine
Sagkeeng First Nation

Mr. Michel Aziza
Operation Ezra Project

Ms. Ruth Livingston
Penn Torah Project
Temple Shalom

** 2019 Choirs **
Shaarey Zedek Quartet
Brock Corydon School Choir

** In addition to the volunteers above, we will also have Jewish and Non-Jewish candle lighters, and others participating in various roles.