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Mayor Adams and Police Commissioner Honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day

By 01/30/2023 1:44 PMNo CommentsBy M. C. Millman

Mayor Eric Adams and Police Commissioner Keechant L. Sewell held a special screening of the movie “Devorah’s Hope” last Thursday night in honor of the annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

“Devorah’s Hope” is a moving and inspiring film that brings to light the resilience of the human spirit in the face of unimaginable horrors. The movie is a powerful reminder of the importance of remembering the past to build a better future. The film is based on a true story about a devoted brother and sister who survived the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Among those in attendance were Israel Nitzan, Deputy Consul General of Israel; Joel Eisdorfer, Senior Advisor to Mayor Eric Adams; Council Member Inna Vernikov; Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal; and former Councilman David Greenfield.

The event was a poignant reminder of the importance of remembering the atrocities committed during the Holocaust and honoring the survivors and victims. The movie, “Devorah’s Hope,” provides a powerful account of the human spirit and the strength of family in the face of adversity.

The screening was held the night before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed annually on January 27. This day is dedicated to honoring the memory of the six million Jews and five million other victims killed during the Holocaust.

Mayor Adams and Commissioner Sewell expressed their deep gratitude for the opportunity to share this important story with the community. They emphasized the importance of education and awareness in preventing future acts of hate and genocide.

Overall, the screening of “Devorah’s Hope” was a touching and memorable event that provided a space for reflection and remembrance on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The film is a powerful tribute to the survivors and victims of the Holocaust. It serves as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.



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