Today is April 23, 2018 -
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Page Hall, SUNY Albany, Holocaust Survivors & Friends Education Center, the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, and the Judaic Studies Program at the University at Albany sponsored the Kristallnacht Interfaith Confronting Bigotry Commemoration to unite the community against prejudice in memory of the night the Holocaust began. This program brought together Holocaust survivors and members of the interfaith community representing faith groups of the entire Capital Region.
Picture (L to R): Shelly Shapiro, Director Holocaust Survivors & Friends Education Center & Director Community Relations Jewish Federation, Former Congressman Michael McNulty, Rabbi Paul Silton, Chair, Holocaust Survivors & Friends Education Center, Cantor Rogerio Marx, Temple Israel, Veysel Ucan, Vice President of the Turkish Cultural Center of Albany, Ivan Vamos, Holocaust survivor, Murray Jaros, Holocaust survivor, Joan M. Lipscomb, Capital Area Councilof Churches Board Member and Chair MLK Jr Scholarship Committee, Hedi McKinley, survivor, Dr. Arthur Brenner, Judaic Studies Program/History Department University at Albany, Delma Phillips, Baha’i Community, Karol Harolow, Baha’i Community, Deb Riitano, Executive Director, Capital Area Council of Churches, Rev. Donna Elia, Troy Area United Ministries, Mrs. Joan A Lipscomb, Interfaith Committee Jewish Federation & member of the Roman Catholic community, Dr. Paul Uppal, member of Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Temple of Niskayuna, Laura Roth, KTC Buddhist Center.