The Anniversary of the End of the Blockade of Leningrad and the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust

Online

On 27 January 2022, at 13:00 (EST), the United Community of Russian-Speaking Jews of Quebec will host a commemoration online for the 78th anniversary of the end of the Blockade of Leningrad and the International Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust.

Program rundown:

Introduction 
Mark Groysberg, Editor and Publisher, 
“The Voice of Community” / “Голос Общины”,
President of the United Community of Russian speaking Jews of Quebec
Video bloсk - #1 includes first speaker Anthony Housefather, Member of Canadian Parliament from Mount Royal  

Opening remarks
Aleksander Noskov, Consul General of the Russian Federation

The Honourable Irwin Cotler, Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, former minister of justice of Canada

Mitchell Brownstein, Mayor of the City of Côte Saint-Luc

Marvin Rotrand, National Director of the B'nai British Human Rights League Canada

Sonny Moroz, Côte-des-Neiges / NDG Borough Councillor

Ellie Israel, Commissioner English Montreal School Board
Video block - #2

Rabbi Israel Sirota, Director of the Jewish-Russian Community Center, Vice-President of the United Community of Russian Speaking Jews of Quebec
Memorial Prayers - Kel Malei Rachamim
Video block - #3