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10th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony in the Cedar Valley

Event Details

May 4, 2016 — May 4, 2016
Location: Grout Museum of History & Science
503 South Street
Waterloo, Iowa/50701
Contact Name: Erin Dawson
Email: erin.dawson@gmdistrict.org
Phone: 319-234-6357
Website: https://www.groutmuseumdistrict.org/calendar/holocaust-remembrance-born-in-a-displaced-persons-camp-D05042016.aspx

Event Description

This year’s ceremony will include readings, music and memorial candle lighting, along with a presentation by Beverly Nagel Ellis of Des Moines, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, who was born in a displaced persons camp in Germany. Beverly will reflect on her family’s survival of the Holocaust and their experiences after the end of World War II. She will share photographs taken by her brother in the DP camp as well as artifacts related to her family’s experiences. Organized by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, co-sponsored by Sons of Jacob Synagogue and Catholic Parishes of Waterloo.