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Southern Arizona Yom HaShoah observance to be held online

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In accordance with social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Southern Arizona’s community-wide Yom HaShoah commemoration this year will take place online at between the hours of 2-9 p.m. on Sunday, April 19 and 9 a.m. -2 p.m. on Monday, April 20. Video testimony provided by local Holocaust survivors and held in the Jewish History Museum’s archives will be presented throughout those 12 hours. Additionally, song and prayer presented by local clergy will be offered across this commemorative timeline, says Bryan Davis, executive director of the museum.

A full schedule of the 12-hour program will be available on the museum’s website and circulated by the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.