The Ukraine war and refugee crisis conjure memories that are tragically familiar this Yom HaShoah. For over 70 years, we have vowed “never again.” How does Jewish memory compel us to take moral responsibility during humanitarian disasters? In an age of Jewish strength, how do we hold the conflicting tension of our power today with our powerlessness in the past? What are North American Jewry and Israel’s unique responsibilities to welcome refugees in light of the Holocaust?
Join the Shalom Hartman Institute for a transformational commemoration and conference on Yom HaShoah. We will look back in remembrance. And we will interrogate the complex moral issues presented by the war in Ukraine to inspire a Torah of action.