Lexington's alarm letter, a Holocaust memorial program, jazz concert and more today in Lexington.
1. Lexington Alarm Letter Display: On this morning in 1775 was the start of the American Revolution, and the Lexington Alarm letter, drafted April 19, 1775, is on display today at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington. Check it out. 2. Holocaust Memorial Program: Facing History and Ourselves and Lexington Choruses unite at 7:30 p.m. tonight for the Temple Emunah Holocaust Remembrance Program. The program will focus on issue of personal responsibility in combating intolerant behavior with the potential to make a difference. 3. Philippe LeJeune, France’s master of boogie woogie jazz and blue, in Concert: Philippe LeJeune will be performing his special touch on the ivories at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lexington's Follen Community Church with …
Facing History and Ourselves and Lexington Choruses unite for the Holocaust Remembrance Program.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The following press release was provided on behalf of Temple Emunah. Temple Emunah will hold its Holocaust Remembrance (Yom HaShoah) Program on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. While in previous years, programs have focused on the past, this year, we will bring ourselves to the present: What should be our own active response to the Shoah? The program will be based upon the work of Facing History and Ourselves, an organization that believes that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy. They work with educators to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other …