April 26, 2019
R OCKLAND NEWS
How hate grew
Speaking for Rockland’s Yom haShoah commemoration, prominent historian looks at some of the reasons why Germans became murderous
Why the Jews?
Why did the Germans target the Jews? Why did so many other people cheer them on, or at the very least get out of the way, while the Nazis implemented their soulless genocide?
What was wrong with those people, the murderers and their accomplices and silent enablers?
Who:  Dr. Peter Hayes
Who:  Will be the keynote speaker at Rockland County’s community-wide Yom haShoah commemoration
When:  On Sunday, April 28, at 5 p.m.
Where:  At the New City Jewish Center, 47 Old Schoolhouse Road, New City
For more information:  Call the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education at (845) 574-4099 or email the museum at holocaustrcc@gmail.com
Israel Bonds and the New City Jewish Center
Last month, Israel Bonds and the New City Jewish Center held its annual tribute breakfast honoring Eszter and Peter Friedman and Beth and Gary Israel. Hosted by the New City Jewish Center, it netted more than $800,000 in purchases and intentions to invest. IDF Sgt. Benjamin Anthony, combat veteran and founder of “Our Soldiers Speak,” was the keynote speaker.
R OCKLAND EVENTS
Garden talk in West Nyack
Dr. Anne Barry, a master gardener at Rockland County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension, will give a lively and informative presentation about wildlife and invasive species that plague efforts to create and maintain backyard gardens on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Rockland women’s network to host breakfast
The Rockland Business Women’s Network will host its annual Women of Achievement Breakfast on Tuesday, June 11, at 8 a.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern. Its theme will be “Celebrating Our Past: Investing In Our Future.”

COMMUNITY CALENDAR
Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Sunday, Apr 28 , 5-7PM,
Monday, Apr 29 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 12:15-1:30PM,
Ellipse Technology Center at RCC, Suffern

Tuesday, Apr 30, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, May 1, 11AM-12PM,
RJFS, West Nyack

Thursday, May 2 , 3-4PM,
Thursday, May 2, 7:30-8:30PM
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

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