International Holocaust Memorial Day 2018
A joint initiative of Christian Friends of Israel (Essex) and Tikvah Chadasha Synagogue (Shenfield & Brentwood) supported by
Brentwood Borough Council
You are invited to
“ No Child’s Play”
An exhibition portraying the lives endured by children during the Holocaust, a production of Museums Division, Yad Vashem – the
World Holocaust Remembrance Centre.
Thursday 25th January 9:30 – 4:00 pm, Friday 26th January 9:30 – 4 pm and Saturday 27th January 10:30 – 1 pm at Brentwood Theatre
With an opportunity to hear, on Thursday 25th & Friday 26th from 11 am – 12, German Jewish Refugee, Herman Rothman in conversation about his remarkable life. Arriving in Britain in 1939 Herman eventually served in the Intelligence Corps of HM Forces, later interrogating high-ranking Nazi War Criminals, being instrumental in discovering Hitler’s Will & establishing information about the Führer’s death. His book, “Hitler’s Will” will be available.
To hear him (during which there will be no active viewing of the Exhibition) arrival is recommended between 10.40 & 10.55 as regretfully, it will not be possible for later arrivals to enter after the interview has commenced. Therefore to secure your place please register any group larger than 6 by contacting Moira Dare-Edwards on 01277 213243 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting of Commemoration
At 6:30 pm on Saturday 27th January in The Main Hall of Brentwood County High School, Seven Arches Road,
Shenfield Common, Brentwood CM14 4JF
Guest Speaker – Ruth Barnett
Ruth was born in Berlin, Germany and arrived in England in 1939 aged 4 on the Kindertransport. Her Jewish father escaped to Shanghai whilst her Gentile mother, having taken part in the only mass public demonstration by Germans in the Third Reich against deportation of Jews, went into hiding until 1945. Ruth, eventually becoming a Secondary schoolteacher, then a psychotherapist, having converted to Judaism, marring her Jewish boyfriend & having a family, will be telling her personal story. Her books will be available for purchase, including “Person of No Nationality” portraying the struggles of a displaced person searching for her identity.
The Act of Commemoration
For the six million victims of the Nazi Holocaust
Free admission to all events but donations are welcome. A freewill offering will follow the evening meeting
Bookstalls ~ information stalls ~ Refreshment after Saturday meeting