The Nazi Holocaust understandably looms large among Jews, who were the main targets. But as Yom Hashoa approaches on April 19, some are recalling other genocides as well.
"The Holocaust is not just a Jewish tragedy, but a tragedy for all humankind," says
The event will start at 6:30 p.m. at the temple, 1351 S. 14th Ave. Besides the film, it will include two speakers: Holocaust survivor Lili Binstock of Hallandale and Sudanese-born Abubakr Elnoor of Davie.
A light dinner of sandwiches will be served at the event. Reservations are required at $18. Call the temple at 954-920-8225.
Sam Dubbin, counsel of Holocaust Survivors Foundation U.S.A., 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Temple Beth Am, 7205 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate. The foundation works to recover assets looted from Holocaust victims. For information, call the temple at 954-968-4545.
Names of Holocaust victims to be read 6 p.m. April 18 at Temple Beth Orr, 2151 Riverside Drive,
Author Felice Cohen, 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Temple Judea, 4311 Hood Road,
Hospice speaker: Karen Klapper, physician for Hospice of
Concentration camp liberator Leon Heller, 7 p.m. April 19 at Temple Sinai of Hollywood, 1400 N. 46th Ave. Also speaking: children of Holocaust survivors. Free, but RSVP: 954-987-0026.
Candlelight service, 2 p.m. April 19 at Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. Guest speaker: Samuel M. Ron, who survived Ghetto Cracov and three concentration camps. Cosponsored by Temple Emeth, also in Delray Beach. For information, call 561-495-1300.
George Salton, survivor of 10 concentration camps, on Jewish life in Nazi-occupied Poland 11 a.m. April 19 at Ross Jewish Community Center, 8500 Jog Road,
Mark Lamet, speaking about Holocaust-era novel "City of Diamonds," by his mother, Rosalie Lamet, 2:30 p.m. April 19 at Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, 2031 Harrison St., Hollywood. Holocaust commemoration service included. Cost: $5. RSVP: 954-929-5690, ext 378.
Zelda Fuksman, Holocaust survivor, speaking about child survivors, 6 p.m. April 20 at South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach. Sponsor: Congregation Beth Adam, South Florida Center for Humanistic Judaism. Information: 561-734-5894.
"Brundibar," 35-minute opera in honor of Holocaust Memorial Month, 5 p.m. April 29 at Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave.,