15TH ANNUAL Kristallnacht COMMEMORATION


Please join us for our 15th Annual Community-Wide Kristallnacht Commemoration. This year, we will honor the heroism of Archbishop Damaskinos of Greece, who openly defied the Nazi regime by ordering the churches under his authority to distribute baptismal certificates to Jews, thus saving thousands from certain death. For his courageous, life-saving deeds, Archbishop Damaskinos was named "Righteous Among the Nations" by Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
• U.S. Senate Commendation presented by
Senator Richard Blumenthal to the
Archbishop's family
• Comments by survivors who were saved by
Archbishop Damaskinos
• Comments by His Eminence Archbishop
Elpidophoros of America
• Comments by Marlene Yahalom Phd, Dir. of
Education, American Society for Yad Vashem &
Lea Micha, Int'l School for Holocaust Studies,
Yad Vashem

Top ] [ Back ]