Remembering the Holocaust

Some events are so horrific that time can never diminish them. This is particularly true in the case of the Holocaust, the worst genocide in history. Though we are nearly three quarters of a century removed from the unthinkable fates of six million Jewish men, women and children at the hands of the Nazi regime, photos from the concentration camps still deal a sucker punch. Those who count victims and survivors in their family tree are forever haunted. Forgetting would be easier, but it’s not in the cards — nor should it be. The Dallas Holocaust Museum Center for Education and Tolerance (211 North Record) was founded on the belief that we must preserve the memories in order to honor those who were lost and to call attention to those who would perpetuate acts of hatred on others. This Sunday, the museum will do both as part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. At 3 p.m. Rabbi Steve Fisch and Father Robert Williams, pastor of Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Church in West Oak Cliff, will speak of the past and their hope for the future. The event is free. Visit dallasholocaustmuseum.org for more.
Sun., Jan. 25, 3 p.m., 2015
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