Yom Hashoah Service with Scarsdale Synagogue

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Yom Hashoah Service with Scarsdale Synagogue

Remembering those who perished in the Holocaust. A moving service held jointly with Scarsdale Synagogue. This year, the service will feature selections from Cantor Cohen’s opera Steal a Pencil for Me,  based on Jack and Ina Polak’s love letters to each other in Bergen-Belsen and Westerbork.  They survived, married and moved to the United States where they raised children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and devoted their lives to educating the public on matters pertaining to the Holocaust and human rights. Ina and Jack  were  beloved members of Shaarei Tikvah and passed away in 2014 and 2015, respectively. *Singing the selections from the opera will be Inna Dukach and Gideon Dabi, who performed the roles of Ina and Jaap in the January 2018 world premiere of the production by Opera Colorado.