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12:00 pm


January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Martin’s Church,, Coney St
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York Group of the Community of the Cross of Nails based at St Martin Coney Street, York, has a remit to 'Heal the Wounds of History.'  Each year they mark Holocaust Memorial Day  on 27th January as part of this remit.  This year they offer: 'Time for Reflection'.  It is a free event, and an opportunity to meet other like-minded groups/individuals, and think about what this year's Holocaust Memorial Day theme: 'Torn from Home' may mean for people here in York.  For more information about the international Community of the Cross of Nails, please visit: www.crossofnails.org

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6:15 pm

Holocaust Memorial Day – York Civic Event

January 27, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk
York, YO31 7EX
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City of York Council's annual Civic Event hosted by the Lord Mayor and Civic party for Holocaust Memorial Day is embracing the national theme, 'Torn From Home'. Exploring how enforced loss of a safe place to call ‘home’ is part of the trauma faced by anyone experiencing persecution and genocide. EVENT PROGRAM: The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of York - Councillor Keith Orrell Community Project Film Screening - 'Torn From Home' York St John Vice Chancellor - Karen Stanton Burma's Rohingya Genocide - Nur Huda Born in a Bangladesh Refugee Camp - Salah Uddin Ibi Ginsburg and Zenebu Dubala - Film Screening Poetry Readings - School Pupils Susanne's Story - Vanessa Rosenthal Memorial Prayer - Michael Barrie Seven Commitments - Candle Lighting Refreshments Booking advised: www.yorkhmdcivic2019.eventbrite.co.uk Sunday 27th January, 6.15pm - 8.00pm Temple Hall, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX 07850259678 lauren@mudstresscoffee.com

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