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.