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Yom HaShoah Community Commemoration

Survivors and Witnesses in Our Community

“If the echo of their voice fades, we will perish” – Paul Eluard, French poet


Sunday, April 23, 2017
4:00 pm


Congregation B’nai Amoona
324 Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141


A community-wide commemoration featuring eyewitnesses accounts of the Shoah from survivors and witnesses. The program will also include a 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.



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

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Harvey N. Wallace Board Chair
Andrew Rehfeld, President & CEO

Yom HaShoah Commemoration Committee
Vera Emmons, Chair
Michelle Drabin, Co-Chair
Saramina Berman, Lolle Boettcher, Mimi Fiszel, Sarijane Frieman, Marcia Lee Goldberg, Warren Goldberg, Devy Goldenberg, Helene Gottesmann, Michelle I. Gralnick, Kent Hirschfelder, Sofia Kent, Michael Kuelker, Fran Poger, Vida “Sister” Prince, Marci Rosenberg, Mark Silvermintz, Maxine Weil, Felicia Wertz

*Of Blessed Memory.