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2014-01-22 08:24:50

Opening Night, a rousing new movie in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the Holocaust NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Devastation, Dreams & Debuts Opening Night, a rousing new movie debuting on January 27, 2014 in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the...

2013-05-07 12:21:42

AS MILITARY EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE CANCELED, THE PARADE WILL GO ON & FILL THE "SEQUESTRATION VOID" IN A SPECIAL SALUTE TO AMERICA'S FALLEN HEROES WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 National Memorial Day Parade, the largest Memorial Day parade in the country, will take place on Monday, May 27 at 2:00 P.M. along Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C. While the current sequestration has forced the cancellation of many events honoring our military -...

2013-04-08 08:28:09

DENVER, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with Holocaust Remembrance Day and the weeklong National Days of Remembrance, Radio Chavura is featuring an exclusive audio interview with Andrew Hollinger, director of communications at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The 20-minute audio may be heard online or downloaded for free at: www.HearItExtra.com. This month the Holocaust Museum (USHMM) is marking its 20(th) Anniversary. Hollinger tells Radio Chavura about the mission...

2013-04-07 12:20:10

First LIVE Streaming of The International March of the Living in 25 Years NEW YORK, April 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International March of the Living, an annual program to be held on Monday, April 8, 2013, brings 10,000+ high school students from around the world for a week of intensive education and touring in Poland to study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hate. Its aim is to impart the lessons of the Holocaust, celebrate the...

2013-01-25 23:01:22

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the online memorial website Memory Chest Memorials plans to donate half of all sales collected on Jan. 27, 2013 to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Memory Chest Memorials, an Internet-based memorial website, helps people make connections with friends and family members in the wake of losing a loved one. In addition to providing a much needed support network for people in...

2012-11-07 16:26:07

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is commemorating Veterans Day with a weekend filled with events honoring veterans of all eras who have secured America's freedom. Events will begin on Saturday, November 10, 2012 and will conclude Sunday, November 11, 2012. Special ceremonies, a symbolic artifact donation and a salute to Louisiana's Bicentennial Military Parade, which will pass in front of the Museum, are all part of the celebration. The...

2012-05-28 06:20:04

CHICAGO, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Military, public safety, community and business leaders came together today for a Memorial Day wreath laying and rededication ceremony at the General John A. Logan Monument, located in Chicago's Grant Park. The annual event was conducted to reaffirm a pledge to assemble, honor and remember those who serve our country. The event, which was sponsored by the Chicago Cultural Mile Association, also honored the spirit and memory of Civil War General John A....

2012-02-15 08:50:00

The American Veterans Center is proud to take the lead in bringing major tribute to Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2012 National Memorial Day Parade, our nation's largest Memorial Day parade, will feature a special tribute recognizing the sacrifices made by those who have served in the war in Iraq, and welcoming home those who have served. The parade will mark the first major public event in Washington paying...

2012-01-25 09:39:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, AJC issued the statement below, and re-released its short film on the Nazi death camp, Belzec. More than 500,000 Jews were slaughtered there in less than a year. Only two Jews survived. View Belzec film. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The full text of AJC's statement follows: We Remember In the Jewish tradition, we are commanded to remember...

2011-05-24 12:02:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association and the Air Force Sergeants Association invite the public to join a commemorative Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at 9 a.m., Monday, May 30, 2011, at the Air Force Memorial. Memorial Day recognizes and pays tribute to the many airmen, soldiers, marines and sailors who have died in service to our nation. This annual event serves as an opportunity to demonstrate our gratitude to the nation's millions of...