Richmond proclaims day of Holocaust remembrance

Richmond News

Never again” – that is what Jewish people say when they talk about the Holocaust. They don’t ever want it repeated, either to Jews or any other cultural or ethnic group.

To this end, Jan. 27 will be officially declared Holocaust Remembrance Day in Richmond.

The proclamation was made on Wednesday evening (Jan. 22) at the Bayit, the Orthodox synagogue in Steveston, by Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie.

Michael Sachs, past-president of the Bayit Synagogue, said it’s “extremely admirable” of the city to declare the day to remember the horrors of the past, noting that education is the key to making sure an event like the Holocaust never happens again. …

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