Am Yisrael Chai 2019
Determination, Perseverance, Faith, and Hope

Am Yisrael Chai

Am Yisrael Chai aims to raise awareness and funds for Holocaust Education, children who suffer in the face of genocide, and other humanitarian crises. The importance and meaning of remembrance, as well as the combined power of memory and action, cannot be understated. With this in mind, Am Yisrael Chai's Daffodil Project aspires to cultivate a worldwide Living Holocaust Memorial by planting 1.5 million daffodils in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust.

On Sunday evening , January  20, Am Yisrael Chai  will present as its 2019 Key Note   Speaker , Marion Blumenthal Lazan, with her message of  Determination, Perseverance, Faith, and Hope

Marion Blumenthal Lazan, born in Bremen, Germany in 1934, was a direct witness to the events of Kristallnacht, after whi ch she and  her family fled to the Netherlands, hoping to escape to the US.  However, after the Nazi invasion of Holland, they were deported, first to Westerbork, and then to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.Her memoir,  Four Perfect Pebbles , vividly describes her struggles through these years, surrounded by destruction, death, and disease. Today, Marion is a tireless Holocaust Survivor Speaker whose messages include the importance of respect, and tolerance. She believes in the power of positive thinking, creativity, and inner strength in overcoming adversity.

This event will be held at the Byers Theater at   the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center,  1 Galambos Way,  Sandy Springs, GA
as follows:

Sunday 6:00 pm-- Exhibit
           7:00pm - 8:30pm - Hope and Perseverance Presentation
           8:45pm - Book Inscribing

Many thanks to Andrea Videlefsky
for all the important work she does with and for Am Yisrael Chai
and children everywhere!
Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Four Perfect Pebbles

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