Newark, New Jersey: One of New Jersey's largest and oldest Holocaust Remembrance programs will take place this week. The Newark Holocaust Remembrance is scheduled for this Thursday, April 23rd from 11:00am to 12:00pm. The event will take place at the Berger Organization's Best Western Plus Robert Treat Hotel, located at 50 Park Place near the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. According to the city, "the observance focuses not only on memorializing those who were victims of the Holocaust, but emphasizes the importance of remembering the past for the sake of the future". According to the Berger Organization, the keynote speaker will be Robert Max, a veteran of World War II. The event will be attended by Newark students, and the Arts High School choir will perform.
A Holocaust Remembrance service took place in Maplewood on Sunday. Survivor Marsha Kreuzman and community religious leaders spoke to attendees.
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