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Holocaust Programming

How could the world look on as the Holocaust was perpetrated?  How does this history of hate inform our present?  How do you as emerging leaders navigate your choices and handle their consequences?

As a commitment to remembering the victims of the Holocaust and learning from the important universal message implicit within, we are offering: 

Holocaust Remembrance Shabbat and Trip to the Virginia Holocaust Museum

Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9, 2019

Students are invited to join Hillel for a special Holocaust Remembrance Shabbat service on February 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wilton Center Multifaith Room. Following services and a free dinner, we will be viewing The Pianist as a community.

On Saturday, February 9, we will travel to the Virginia Holocaust Museum for study, a tour, and a panel discussion with local Richmond survivors, refugees, and Holocaust experts. Buses will be provided from the University of Richmond Transportation Hub at 9:30 a.m., and students can expect to return to campus by 4:30 p.m. Breakfast and snacks throughout the day will be provided.

Students of all faiths are invited to participate in these programs, but space is limited and registration is required. Please register online for both programs by Sunday, February 3 at 11:59 p.m. to reserve your spot. Contact Josh Jeffreys, Jewish Chaplain and Director of Religious Life, with any questions or concerns.