International Holocaust Remembrance Day: A Virtual Remembering with 92Y and the Religious Union for Progressive Judaism in Minsk - 92Y, New York

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: A Virtual Remembering with 92Y and the Religious Union for Progressive Judaism in Minsk

Rabbi Peter Rubinstein, Rabbi Samantha Frank, Rebecca Schoffer, Rabbi Grigory Abramovich, Pastor Mandy Derr, Pastor Vladimir Tatarnikov, Alan Moskin, and Michael Kemerov

International Holocaust Remembrance Day falls every year on January 27 to commemorate the six million Jews lost to the murderous Nazi regime, along with 11 million more people who perished due to gross and violent intolerance.

Join 92Y and the Religious Union for Progressive Judaism from Minsk, Belarus on the evening of January 26 (Erev International Holocaust Remembrance Day) for a virtual program. We’ll hear from Holocaust survivors and join together to say, “never again.”

The program will also feature our very own Rabbis, Rabbi Peter Rubinstein and Rabbi Samantha Frank as well as Rebecca Schoffer, Minsk Rabbi Grigory Abramovich, Pastor Mandy Derr, Pastor Vladimir Tatarnikov, liberator Alan Moskin, Michael Kemerov, and others.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Programs taking place online:
An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.

Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:
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Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:
Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.

Instructors

Rebecca Schoffer

Rebecca Schoffer is the Director of Jewish Family Engagement and the leader of the Shababa community at 92nd Street Y. She is a musical and experiential Jewish educator, a singer songwriter, cantorial soloist and a playwright of Jewish family theater. Rebecca is a recent recipient of the 2019 Young Pioneers Award from The Jewish Education Project, which celebrates forward thinking innovative educators.

Before her 92Y days, Rebecca worked at the Atlantic Theater Company, where she also taught children’s theater classes and performed in theater for young audiences. She is a al ...

Rabbi Peter Rubinstein

Peter J. Rubinstein is Director of Jewish Community and the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92nd Street Y since 2014. In this capacity, he oversees Jewish content and programming within the Bronfman Center, collaborates with staff throughout the institution on innovative programs related to Jewish themes, and forges new collaborations with faith leaders both within and beyond the Jewish community.

He is also the Rabbi Emeritus of Central Synagogue where he served as the Senior Rabbi for 23 years. Prior to his position at Central Synagogue, Rabbi Rubinstein served as the Rab ...

Rabbi Samantha Frank

Samantha Gayler Frank was raised in Silver Spring, MD. She graduated from Tufts University, where she earned her B.A. in French and Community Health. Prior to becoming a Rabbi, she taught English in France and worked at the NYU Child Study Center in the field of mental health policy. She served as student rabbi at Temple Beth Am in Monessen, PA, rabbinical intern at Yale Hillel: Joseph Slifka Center for Student Life in New Haven, CT, and as rabbinical intern at Temple Micah in Washington DC. She was honored to be a Bonnie and Daniel Tisch Rabbinical Fellow and recipient of the BeWise Fellow ...

Please note that all 92Y regularly scheduled in-person programs are suspended.