Holocaust survivor Zigi, 88, will share story on Yom HaShoah

YOM HaShoah will be commemorated in Liverpool on Thursday, April 12 (7.45pm).

Survivor Zigi Shipper, 88, will talk about his time in Auschwitz during the Holocaust at the event in the Atrium, King David Campus.

Candles will be lit and memorial prayers recited.

Four students from King David High School and The Bluecoat School will talk about their thoughts and reflections following their recent visit to Auschwitz.

The annual Yom Hazikaron service will be staged on Wednesday, April 18 (7.45pm) at the same venue.

This service commemorates Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror.

It will be devised and led by Israeli teenagers from the Anne Frank School, Kibbutz Sasa, Galil —which is twinned with King David High School as part of UJIA’s Magic Moments.

The following evening will see the Liverpool Jewish community celebrate Yom Ha’aztmaut.

The celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday will include a three-course dinner with simcha-style dancing.

Tickets for this event are £25 (£10 for children).

Tickets must be purchased in advance.


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