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Observance of Yom Hashoah by Rockford area Jewish community


The Rockford area Jewish community holds a day of remembrance of the Holocaust to commemorate Yom Hashoah.

Yom Hashoah is

Holocaust survivor Magda Brown gave an address to the crowd, describing vividly her memories of that time in her life and history.

Youth get involved as well.   Organizers say doing so is an important part of keeping the memory of those times alive.

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