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Monday, April 6, 2015

SU Holocaust Days of Remembrance Series Continues Through Apr. 24

CandleSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University commemorates Yom Hashoa, the National Days of Remembrance, with a series of Holocaust memorial events on and off campus in April.

From Monday-Friday, April 13-24, visitors to the Teacher Education and Technology Center have the opportunity to take a “Justice and Accountability” gallery walk, featuring images from the Holocaust, at the entrance near SU’s Harriet Tubman sculpture.

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents a live interview with a Holocaust survivor from 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 15, in Fulton Hall Room 111. A Holocaust victims name-reading ceremony is 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Fulton courtyard.

Events culminate with a Yom Hashoah Evening of Remembrance at Temple Beth Israel, 600 Camden Ave., 7 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Dr. Maarten Pereboom, dean of SU’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts, keynotes the event.

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Activities are sponsored by the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies, and Maryland Holocaust Educators Network. Admission is free and the public is invited.

For more information call 410-543-6030, email Dr. Diana Wagner at or visit the SU website at

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