Yom HaShoah 2023

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APRIL 17, 2023

Join the Peoria Riverfront Museum and the Jewish Federation of Peoria in the solemn observance of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. 

Guest Speaker: Vera Emmons will be sharing her mother’s story through video and photos. She is the daughter of Gerda Nothmann Luner, a Holocaust and concentration camp survivor. Gerda survived Auschwitz and other concentration camps. Her experience as a post-war refugee in the United States inspires Vera’s efforts to open hearts, minds and doors for those who need to flee for their lives.
White Rose Society Essay Contest Winners will be announced.

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Please feel free to spend some time in reflection at the Peoria Riverfront Museum's Holocaust Memorial , as we remember the lives of those lost.