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4/1/2019 Member News

Free Admission and Call for Community Participation on May 2 at The Florida Holocaust Museum on Yom HaShoah



What: The Florida Holocaust Museum invites the community to visit the Museum free of charge all day on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in observance of Yom HaShoah.


Who: This year's commemoration will include free admission from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and the reading of Holocaust Victims' names continuously throughout the day. Short memorial services and Holocaust Survivor talks will take place at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The day will culminate with a memorial service at 5:30 p.m., followed by a special Holocaust Survivor talk.

Why: 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. 

Who Should Attend: As a valued members of our community, we invite the public to participate in an annual Names Reading Commemoration. From 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., members of our communities will read aloud names of Holocaust victims in 5-minute intervals. To reserve your reading time, please select a specific one of the available time slots on this page: Should you have any questions or require assistance, please contact The FHM's special events line at 727-820-0100 extension 301 or by emailing at:

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019. Free Museum admission from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last admission is 1 hour before closing). Memorial services and Holocaust Survivor talks at 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.


Where: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.