Holocaust survivor to speak during La Crosse Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony
Fred Amram will speak during the ceremony on the Congregation Sons of Abraham Facebook page
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Holocaust survivor Fred Amram will speak Thursday during the La Crosse Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony.
The virtual event will also include a member of the the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra playing selections from the movie ‘Schindler’s List.’
“The lessons of the Shoah, as we like to call the Holocaust, are more important ever so that we can understand what happened then. And what we can do now to provide our democracy, to preserve freedom and to preserve respect for all individuals,” said Robert Freedland of the Maureen and Robert Freedland Community Fund for Studies of the Shoah (Holocaust).
The presentation will conclude with a Shoah (Holocaust) Candle Lighting Ceremony, led by Maureen Freedland, director of the Maureen and Robert Freedland Community Fund for Studies of the Shoah (Holocaust).
The ceremony starts at 7 p.m. on the Congregation Sons of Abraham’s Facebook page.
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