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Camden marks Holocaust Memorial Day with evening event

PUBLISHED: 15:50 26 January 2016 | UPDATED: 15:50 26 January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 at LJCC, FInchley Road

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 at LJCC, FInchley Road

© Nigel Sutton email pictures@nigelsuttonphotography.com

Camden will be marking Holocaust Memorial Week 2016 with a special evening event at the Wiener Library

Holocaust Memorial Day last year at LJCC Jeiwsh Community CentreHolocaust Memorial Day last year at LJCC Jeiwsh Community Centre

During the evening speakers will reflect on this year’s theme of “Don’t Stand By”.

The Library, in Russell Square, will also display its new travelling exhibition focused on its unique collection of eyewitness accounts from the 1938 November Pogrom.

Selections from early eyewitness testimonies, which were recorded shortly after the Pogrom, will be read aloud.

Speakers include the Bishop of Edmonton, Rt. Revd. Rob Wickham, Rabbi Shlomo Levin, from Hampstead Synagogue, Youth MP for Camden Hannah Morris and GLA Assembly member Andrew Dismore.

Camden mayor Larraine Reveah will also speak.

The event from 6pm to 8pm is free and open to all. Booking is required as space is limited. Please book online at www.wienerlibrary.co.uk or by calling 0207 636 7247.

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