An additional event for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018
Sunday 28 January 2018
7.30pm Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk St
A programme of live music led by Yiddish singer Phil Tomlinson and his klezmorim
in commemoration of those who were murdered in the Holocaust, and all those who have suffered from genocide, war and persecution.
Jewish songs from the Holocaust, with a particular focus on songs that were
composed or performed in the ghettos that preceded the Nazi death camps, will be
These songs are intermingled with traditional tunes, together with brief readings. Translations will be provided for the songs and readings. Together,
the programme conveys life, love, loss, despair, nostalgia, resistance and hope.
An acknowledgement of Christian efforts to save Jewish lives will be included in the performance and there will be displays dedicated to Abdol Hossein Sardari, the Iranian diplomat that saved 2000 Jews in Nazi occupied France, and the role of the Grand Mosque in Paris in helping Jews.
Refreshments will be served in the interval and there will be an appeal for a refugee charity.
This is a Holocaust Education Trust registered event. Advance tickets will be on
sale from eventbrite.co.uk £4.50 + admin fee. Tickets £6 on the door.
Promoted by Sheffield & District Reform Jewish Congregation.