In the community-wide observance for Yom HaShoah, the Museum, the Warsaw Ghetto Resistance Organization, and the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants co-sponsor New York's oldest and largest Holocaust commemoration ceremony.

More than 2,000 people, including survivors and their families, elected officials, and other members of the community join in a memorial service that fulfills the sacred Jewish obligation to remember. Holocaust survivors participate with their children and grandchildren in a moving and symbolic candle-lighting ceremony that physically demonstrates the importance and power of passing memories from one generation to the next.

The Annual Gathering of Remembrance will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2 P.M. at Temple Emanu-El. Seating is limited and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early.

Tickets are not yet available. When reservations will be taken: A voluntary donation of $36 is recommended per person, but any donation will help to defray the cost of the event. For more information or to reserve tickets, please call 646.437.4227 between the hours of 10 A.M. and 3 P.M. Monday-Friday or e-mail agr@mjhnyc.org. Reserve online at www.mjhnyc.org/annualgathering. Tickets must be reserved by early April.

On Sunday, April 23 at 2 P.M., you can hear a live, streaming audio broadcast of the Annual Gathering of Remembrance via the Congregation Emanu-El streaming player by clicking here.


TOP: Survivors and relatives of survivors participate in the Annual Gathering of Remembrance at Temple Emanu-El. Photos by Melanie Einzig.

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