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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Simsbury To Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day

SIMSBURY — Michael Bonchick said if he were to read all 6 million names of the Jewish people who died in the Holocaust, it would take about 350 days of nonstop reading, 24 hours a day. On Wednesday, Bonchick and other residents will try to read as many names as they can in 24 hours. Starting at 6 p.m., members of the Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation - Emek Shalom and others will read the names at Eno Memorial Hall. "We do it to educate people so that it never happens again," said Bonchick, a member of the congregation. "It's to remind people it wasn't just Jewish people [who were killed] but anyone who disagreed with authorities at the time." ...

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