April 8, 2011

Legislators Howard J. Kopel and Judi Bosworth to commemorate

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ceremony to take place in the Legislative Chamber

1550 Franklin Ave., Mineola, NY 11501

Nassau County Legislators Howard J. Kopel and Judi Bosworth will commemorate this year's Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) with a meaningful program that will be held in the Nassau County Legislative Chamber on May 2, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

The program is scheduled to conclude at 10:30 a.m.

The program was organized in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island, and will include moving testimony from Holocaust survivor and Nassau County resident, Gloria Glantz; a concise documentary film about the Holocaust, produced by high school senior, Joshua Gessin; and a ceremony to honor and recognize Nassau County youth working to create a more civil society.

Co-sponsors of the event span a wide range of community organization serving Nassau County, including: 100 Black Men of Long Island, F*E*G*S, Partners in Caring, Five Towns Jewish Council Friedberg JCC, Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, Korean-American Youth Foundation, Nassau County Anti Bias Task Force, Nassau County Commission on Human Rights, Selfhelp Community Services, Hispanic Network. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, JCC of the Greater Five Towns, and the Mid-Island Y JCC.

All are welcome to attend. For additional information, please Legislator Howard J. Kopel at (516) 571-6207.