Remembering the Holocaust

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.

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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