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Participants of the Yom Ha’Shoah service May 1 in the Jewish Community Center gymnasium prepare to light the fifth candle on the menorah for the children of Holocaust survivors and pledge to commemorate, educate and forever remember the ways their parents suffered. Front, from left to right: Virginia Community Choir singer Judith Fogel, Rabbi Michelle “Mina” Goldsmith from Herndon synagogue Congregation Beth Emeth, Lesley Weiss – who lit the candle for her mother and Holocaust survivor Irene Weiss -- and Myra Brown Gondos.

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Community Remembers Holocaust, Honors Victims and Survivors

More than 400 people remembered victims and survivors of the Holocaust on Sunday at an interfaith service in Fairfax at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.


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