“Unto Every Person there is a Name”
Thank you for being part of the 2011 Holocaust commemoration program coordinated by B’nai B’rith International.
You can use all or part of the materials provided, depending upon how much time you have available before or after the AEPi campus program, “We Walk to Remember.”
TO BE READ ALOUD
How do you count to six million? Six million lives. Six million Jewish lives destroyed, along with the deeds and dreams that made each unique.
The magnitude of the Holocaust is hard to grasp…
That’s why B’nai B’rith International partnered with the B’nai B’rith World Centerin Jerusalem, the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, and Israel’s Speaker of the Knesset to co-sponsor the “Unto Every Person There is a Name” program. B’nai B’rith International is proud to welcome AEPi into this campus program.
Names of the Holocaust victims will be recited at this year’s “Unto Every Person There is a Name” event, which is a worldwide, annual Holocaust commemoration coordinated in North America by B’nai B’rith since 1989.
By reciting their names, ages, and birthplaces, we honor the memory of those who perished in the Shoah. Before they were imprisoned and murdered, they were sons, daughters, children, parents. They worked as doctors, bakers, nurses, rabbis, artists, and scholars. Each one had the potential to make a family, to change the world.
Continue with the reading of the poem, “Unto Every Person There is a Name.”