The Holocaust Memorial Center will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal operating hours will be observed on both Sunday, May 29 and Tuesday, May 31.
Holocaust by Bullets
On view June 14 through December 31, 2016
Between 1941 and 1944, 2.2 million Jews and Roma were executed by Nazi mobile killing units. Yahad - In Unum has identified 1,893 execution sites in 7 countries and videotaped 4,714 eyewitness testimonies. The Holocaust Memorial Center is pleased to present Holocaust by Bullets, a powerful exhibit which showcases Father Patrick Desbois and Yahad - In Unum's historic undertaking to ensure that these victims won't be forgotten. Learn more >
Join us for the exhibit opening of Holocaust by Bullets featuring Learning from the Past to Fight Genocide and Mass Killings Today, a presentation by Marco Gonzalez, Director of Yahad - In Unum, on Tuesday, June 14 at 7:00 pm. To learn more about the program, admission, and RSVP, click here >
Remembering Those Lost
Yom HaShoah 2016
On May 1, 2016, the Holocaust Memorial Center hosted an annual community-wide Yom HaShoah commemoration.
The commemoration began with the Posting of the Colors by members of the Jewish War Veterans, Department of Michigan. It was led by Steven Grant, Chairman of the Holocaust Memorial Center, and Rabbi Aaron Bergman and Hazzan Daniel Gross of Adat Shalom Synagogue. It featured:
- The lighting of nine candles designed to remember and honor the six million Jews lost in the Holocaust by Holocaust survivors: Edith and Marvin Kozlowski, Ruth Adler Schnee and Charles Adler, Fryda Fleish, Shoshana and Sol Winkler, Eva and Jan Rival, Zita Weber, Michael Weiss, Rae and Simon Binke and Edward Malinowski and their families. Readings by Talia Yaari and Matt Wolf, BBYO Michigan Region
- Greetings by Michael Weiss on behalf of Shaarit Haplaytah, Esther Lupyan on behalf of the Hidden Children and Child Survivors Association of Michigan and by Sandra Silver on behalf of C.H.A.I.M. (Children of Holocaust-Survivors Association of Michigan) and the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families.
- The reading of an original poem by Annette Ferber
- Remarks from Lori and Steven Weisberg
A full video of the commemoration may be viewed below or on the Holocaust Memorial Center's YouTube channel.
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