2019 Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Selected date

Sunday May 5

Selected time

1:30 PM  –  3:00 PM


Ellen V. and Philip L. Glass Holocaust Commemorative Series

Sunday, May 5, 1:30 -3:00 pm

LOCATION: Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree Ln., Wilmette, IL 60091 

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the Israeli Knesset in 1959, commemorates the victims of the Holocaust.  The program will include remarks by Chicago-area civic, religious, and political leaders, music by violinist David Lisker, and candle lighting by eyewitnesses and descendants.  

This community-wide commemoration is in partnership with Sh’erit ha-Pletah of Metropolitan Chicago, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, and Association of Descendants of the Shoah-Illinois.


Free to the public

Reservations required