April 24 – Idaho’s Day of Holocaust Remembrance

“Yom HaShoah” will be marked with a ceremony at the Lincoln Auditorium in Boise’s Idaho State Capitol on Monday, April 24th from noon to 1pm.  It is free and open to the public, with readings, music and a symbolic candle lighting.  This will be the 36th consecutive observance of this event in Idaho, recognized on the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.  The ceremony will be dedicated to the memory of Idaho’s own human rights advocate, Marilyn Shuler.   Idaho Public TV will post a video of this event on its website (click).  For more information about human rights programs and activities in Idaho, go to the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights,, home of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.

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