Remembering the Holocaust

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Norbert Friedman, a Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned in 11 concentration camps, will speak at the annual Yom HaShoah observance at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans.

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At a Holocaust Day of Remembrance event Monday at Fort Gordon, Mariella Crea, of Paris, told the story of how her mother, Jacqueline Garascia, and her uncle helped rescue Jews headed to concentration camps in France during World War II.   EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
At a Holocaust Day of Remembrance event Monday at Fort Gordon, Mariella Crea, of Paris, told the story of how her mother, Jacqueline Garascia, and her uncle helped rescue Jews headed to concentration camps in France during World War II.

Since 1953, Holocaust Remembrance Day has been held to remember its victims.

Friedman, a native of Krakow, Poland, went on to write his autobiography, Sun Rays at Midnight, which was published in 2006.

Those attending Wednesday’s program are asked to wear white shirts or blouses. For more information, call the Augusta Jewish Community Center at (706) 228-3636.

The program is appropriate for people of all ages.


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