Chattanooga area residents to remember the six million people murdered in the Holocaust

Chattanooga area residents to remember the six million people murdered in the Holocaust

April 23rd, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Local residents will gather next week to remember the 6 million people who were murdered during the Holocaust.

The event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. It will feature a candlelight commemoration as well as stories from families of survivors, according to a news release. Afterward, former WRCB-TV anchor Jed Mescon will facilitate a question-and-answer session.

The event is free and open to the public. 

May 2 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom Hashoah. It was first observed in 1951.


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