2019-04-15 | International News

Zikaron Basalon – Remember North African Victims on Yom HaShoah

San Francisco, California. Wednesday, May 1st. 7:15PM

This Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), join us for a discussion about the Holocaust and its impact today. Featuring testimony from Adam Eilath, the grandchild of four Holocaust survivors. His paternal grandparents were sent to concentration camps in Europe and his maternal grandparents lived under Nazi Occupation in […]

San Francisco, California. Wednesday, May 1st. 7:15PM

This Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), join us for a discussion about the Holocaust and its impact today. Featuring testimony from Adam Eilath, the grandchild of four Holocaust survivors. His paternal grandparents were sent to concentration camps in Europe and his maternal grandparents lived under Nazi Occupation in the Tunisian coastal town of Nabeul. Adam will be speaking about the experience of Tunisian Jews who lived under Nazi occupation and the impact the occupation had on Jewish identity, collective memory and relations between Jews and their non-Jewish neighbors.


This intimate program is immediately following the San Francisco Community Wide Yom HaShoah: Everyone Has A Name at the JCCSF.
A light vegetarian dinner will be served.


This program is a project of: Zikaron BaSalon (Hebrew for “memories in the living room”) an annual event, which takes place on Yom HaShoah. Inviting people to gather together to open their hearts to the stories of the survivors, sing, think, read, talk and most importantly – listen.
Co-hosted by 3gSF a program of the JFCS Holocaust Center, Israeli American Council – IAC YP, American Jewish Committee ACCESS, and JIMENA: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa. All grandchildren of survivors, as well as young professionals interested to learn more, are very welcome. Please join us for this special event.


Questions? Contact Morgan Blum Schneider at MorganB@jfcs.org or 415-449-1289.

Join us as we secure the rights of Jews from North Africa and the Middle East