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3/12/2018 Member News
FREE Museum admission to The Florida Holocaust Museum on April 12th in commemoration of Yom HaShoah

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Kristen Wright
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FREE Museum admission to The Florida Holocaust Museum on April 12th in commemoration of Yom HaShoah


Holocaust Survivor talks and the reading of Holocaust victims' names throughout the day

March 12, 2018 [St. Petersburg, FL] - The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) invites the community to visit the Museum free of charge all day on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in observance of Yom HaShoah.

This year's commemoration will include free Museum admission from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the reading of Holocaust victims' names aloud continuously throughout the day. Additionally, there will be a Holocaust Survivor talk at 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. The day will culminate with a memorial service at 5:30 p.m. followed by a special program featuring Holocaust Survivors.

Known more commonly outside of Israel as Holocaust Remembrance Day, 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.

If you would like to participate in the reading of Holocaust victims' names, please call the Museum at 727-820-0100 ext. 249 to schedule your time slot.

Thank you to the Pinellas County Board of Rabbis and Tampa Rabbinical Association for their support.

The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

About The Florida Holocaust Museum

2017 marked a monumental milestone for The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) as the Museum celebrated its 25th Anniversary. One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered of died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org.