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Yom Hashoah

April 17, 2015
By bethmordecai
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DAY 1021: Light Shining Through the Darkness

(4/17/15), This week is not an easy week for the Jewish people. Yom Hashoah uGvurah (Day of Holocaust Remembrance and Resistance) is a solemn occasion in which we recall the chaos of the murder of six million Jews at the hands of the Nazis. As I expressed during the Yom Hashoah commemoration at the JCC on Wednesday night, there is no good or easy way to explain or understand the chaos. All we can do is engage in rituals -- candle lighting, readings, music, and storytelling -- to help make some order out of the chaos, to help find the light amidst the darkness. The juxtaposition of light and darkness was not only seen through the smiling faces of clergy[...]

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