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The Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day Program begins at 7:00pm with:

Introduction by Bill Tingling

Lighting of Memorial Candles

Reading of a Holocaust Poem

Panel Discussion with Ziv Bielski, the son of Resistance Leader Zus Bielski, and Holocaust survivor Sally Frishberg, moderated by Izzy Fridman, son of Bielski Partisan

Following the program will be the screening of the film Defiance.

The purpose of this event is to help support the School News Nationwide, Words of Bonds holocaust program; its After School Programs, Combating Bullying, Hate Crimes, and improving the student’s academic skills and projects in the New York City schools. School News Nationwide was founded by Bill Tingling, and with the efforts of its partners i.e., Jewish Holocaust Survivors, African American seniors, holocaust museums, public schools, universities, local police precincts, the Italian, French, Polish, Israeli Council General Offices, and other organizations, have helped to educate, influence and empower thousands of youngsters to become constructive, productive, members of society. The program nurtures active learning to public school students in the areas of tolerance thus improving the student’s academic skills.

_Please note:

This film is rated R and runs 137 minutes._

About the Ticket Supplier: School News Nationwide

School News Nationwide, Inc. (SNN) provides New York City students from several Public Schools with day/after-school and summer programs that enhance students' potential to excel academically, socially and technologically. SNN mission through its academic, technological, and media, is to educate, empower and influence students to become productive, constructive members of society capable of responsible, appropriate thoughts and actions. The program nurtures active learning in an exciting environment where promising new educational and child development practices are introduced. The focus explores the Students' potential for success, arming them with intellectual, emotional, and sociological tools, gearing them to success. Youngsters aged 5-17 utilize their academic and technological skills to produce newspapers, magazines, radio and television broadcasting programs. The youths we serve make up the low income population of several sections of New York, including Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx. Majority comes from minority racial and ethnic backgrounds. The SNN programs steers the youths from negative violent environments, while having them spend quality time working on positive activities. The SNN program enables the acquisition of social, communication skills and improvement of instructional skills, needed to ensure success in schools and the community. Activities are offered during the school calendar year Monday through Friday and After School programs between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm. During the summer recess and days off during the regular school schedule, SNN operates from 7am to 6pm. This is all in the supportive effort to prevent delinquency and to improve learning, social skills, self-awareness, and decision-making. The activities offered through the program improve the social, emotional and academic competencies of school-age children.