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Residents invited to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at St Albans Masorti Synagogue in Campfield Road
A woman who survived life in a concentration camp during the Second World War will make a speech as part of a service in St Albans to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Kitty Hart-Moxon, a Polish-British survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, will talk to residents as part of the commemoration service on Sunday, January 27.
Residents have been invited to attend the service, which will take place at 3.30pm at the St Albans Masorti Synagogue in Campfield Road.
Rabbi Rafi Kaiserblueth from the synagogue said: "Although this service commemorates the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis during the Second World War, we also remember those around the world and of different religions who were killed by other atrocities.
"The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day this year is ‘Communities together, build a bridge’ and it is appropriate that we in St Albans work together to help ensure that such events never happen again.
"At the end of the event, members of different faith communities will be invited to share a pledge to ensure that communities work together to erase racism and prejudice of all kinds."
Residents wishing to attend the service should contact 01727 819544.