Commemoration held in the Estonian Jewish Community Center on the occasion of Yom HaShoah

The Jewish Community of Estonia commemorated Yom HaShoah in a solemn ceremony in Tallin.

Each year students from the 10th and 11th grades of the Tallinn Jewish School solemnly recite the names of Estonian Jews who perished in the Holocaust.

Chairwoman of the Jewish Community of Estonia, Alla Jakobson, and Chief Rabbi Shmuel Kot reflected on the Shoah and its relevance to contemporary times.

Following the ceremony in the community courtyard, Jakobson and Kot pay their respects at the Rahumäe Jewish Cemetery, lighting six memorial candles at the monument dedicated to the victims of the Shoah.


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