Leah Wolfson, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) – Honoring the memory of Sephardic Jewry killed during the Holocaust and honoring Sephardic survivor Isaac Nehama (Greece / Maryland). PART 2 (12:24 min):
Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Museum Director at Kehila Kedosha Janina – The Sephardic & Romaniote experience during the Holocaust (Greece, including Rhodes and Ioannina, and the Balkans). PART 4 (19:09 min):
Franz Afraim Katzir, SHIN DC Board member and Director in collaboration with Cynthia Flash Hemphill – Finding a voice like Anne Frank's in the Sephardic world (Claire Barkey's letters in 'A Hug From Afar'). PART 5 (4:58 min):
The Narrative and Songs of Survivor Flory Jagoda (Bosnia / VA) – Janet Dunkelberger & Heather Spence, founding members of Laz Tiyas women's Ladino singing group, mentored by Flory Jagoda. PART 6 (13:35 min)
Narrative of Miriam Zuares (Libya / Israel / Maryland) – Miriam Zuares. PART 7 (8:50 min):
Narrative of Viviane Hayoun Bloodworth (France / Tunisia / Maryland) – ‘One Hour': The story of her escape from France to her parents' birthplace of Tunisia, where Jewish men were conscripted for almost 40 detention camps and forced labor areas run by the Germans and the Italians – Viviane Hayoun Bloodworth. PART 8 (18:51 min):
Holocaust survivors are acknowledged and they, as well as other special guests and dignitaries light flames to remember all who perished and survivors no longer with us. Rabbi Nissim Elnecavé, Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America sings Agadel’kha and says Qaddish (Mourner's Prayer, said in honor of the deceased) during the lighting. PART 10 (9:56 min):
Sephardic Heritage IN The Nation's Capital; Building Bridges
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