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NYMC Community Set to Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 20

The New York Medical College community will gather virtually to commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Monday, April 20, at 5:00 p.m. via a Zoom meeting.

April 13, 2020
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Sari J. Siegel, Ph.D.

Dr. Siegel received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Southern California and was the 2018-2019 Geoffrey H. Hartman Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale University Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. She has presented her research in seven countries and has recently undertaken a new project on Jewish doctors' provision of medical care to fellow Holocaust survivors in displaced persons camps.

The event will also include opening remarks by Marie T. Ascher, M.S., M.P.H., the Lillian Hetrick Huber Endowed Director of the Health Sciences Library; a candle lighting and prayer by Anne Bayefsky, director, Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust; special remarks by Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer; and a closing prayer by Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka, M.S., executive vice president, Touro College and University System.

You can show your support by posting your photo on social media using #WeRemember and tagging New York Medical College.