Holocaust Museum to Livestream to Honor Holocaust Victims
Today’s livestreaming will end with a 5:30 p.m. memorial service followed by a special program featuring Holocaust survivor Mary Wygodski and her daughter Charlene Wygodski.
ST. PETERSBURG – The Florida Holocaust Museum will livestream on Facebook all day today (April 24) in observance of Yom HaShoah.
The livestream will include footage of community members reading Holocaust victims’ names aloud from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and footage of the memorial service featuring a Holocaust survivor speaking at 5:30 p.m. The livestream can be viewed online at facebook.com/TheFHM.
Yom HaShoah honors the memory of the more than six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. The full name of the day is Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah or “Day of the Remembrance of the Holocaust and the Heroism” as it also marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
This year’s commemoration will include free museum admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the reading of Holocaust victims’ names aloud by members of the community throughout the day. There will be a Holocaust survivor talk at noon and at 2 p.m. The day will culminate with a memorial service at 5:30 p.m. followed by a special program featuring Holocaust survivor Mary Wygodski and her daughter Charlene Wygodski.
The memorial service is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required to attend. Call (727) 820-0100, ext. 301. The Florida Holocaust Museum is at 55 Fifth St. S in St. Petersburg.
For information about the Florida Holocaust Museum, go to flholocaustmuseum.org.
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