|4/13/2012 11:47:00 AM|
Oregon Holocaust Resource Center
Visitors view Portland's Holocaust Memorial.
The Oregon Board of Rabbis and Oregon Holocaust Resource Center will hold an annual Holocaust remembrance rite 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland. Names of Holocaust victims will be read by local politicians, faith leaders and community members. An opening ceremony is set for 10:30 a.m.
Also the Friends of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial, a committee of the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center, will host docent-led tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial at Washington Park on Sunday, April 22. Tours are free and open to the public, and will begin at 1 p.m.