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2018 St. Louis Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Sunday, April 15, 2018

4:00 pm


United Hebrew Congregation

13788 Conway Road
St. Louis, MO 63141


“To honor the past and protect our future”


A community-wide commemoration featuring accounts of the Shoah from survivors and witnesses. The program will also include a special tribute to St. Louis Survivors, traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, liturgical readings and prayers.    

Music performed by Andrew Ruben, Mischa and Tova Braitberg of Elegant Ensembles. Mischa and Tova Braitberg are the son and granddaughter of survivors Szyfra and Gregor* Braitberg.

The program will be interpreted in sign language. For further information call 314-442-3714.

Special thanks to our sponsors Sara and Leo Wolf* and family.

*Of Blessed Memory.



World Jewish Congress (WJC) urges people to join the #WeRemember campaign, a global initiative using social media to spread the message that Never Again means Never Again.



Yom HaShoah Commemoration Committee
Michelle Drabin, Chair
Matt Berman, Saramina Berman, Lolle Boettcher, Vera Emmons, Mimi Fiszel, Devy Goldenberg, Michelle I. Gralnick, David Halpern, Shirley Heiman, Kent Hirschfelder, Sofia Kent, Michael Kuelker, Fran Poger, Vida “Sister” Prince, Marci Rosenberg, Mark Silvermintz, Maxine Weil, Felicia Wertz, Aleene Zawada

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center
Myrna Meyer, Chair
Carol Staenberg, Chair, Holocaust Museum FRIENDS
Kent Hirschfelder, Immediate Past Chair
Leo Wolf*, Chair Emeritus
Jean Cavender, Director
Daniel A. Reich, Curator & Director of Education
Andrew Goldfeder, Manager of Programs & Logistics
Diane Everman, Archivist

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Andrew Rehfeld, President & CEO