Shoah Yellow Candles

:   Seaboard Region FJMC distributed 400 Shoah Yellow Candles to attendees at both area wide Yom HaShoah observances in NOVA and Maryland May 1, 2016.

Region President Bruce Gordon gives Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett a Shoah Yellow Candle at the Jewish Community Relations Council Yom HaShoah Observance at B'nai Israel.

Tom Loggie finished preparation of the Yellow Candle exhibit at B'nai Israel.

Olam Tikvah Men's Club President Bob Watts and State Department Official Laura Leinow of Rodef Shalom and the Foreign Service Institute at the region's exhibit at the NOVA observance at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.

Seaboard Region Vice President Brian Kolstad (far left) and Olam Tikvah Men's Club Vice President Howard Sloan (far right) give attendees Yellow Candles as they leave the NOVA commemoration.

Survivor Erica Diamond with Bruce Gordon at the NOVA exhibit.


It is that time of year when we need to make sure our plans are in place to make our Yellow Candle programs more effective and meaningful. We will share best practices from FJMC, and throughout Seaboard Region. 

Shaare Torah Men's Club President David Freiman just sealed a deal with a local car dealership that will underwrite his club's entire program. We'll learn from David how he did this, and how you can do this in your community. David is Seaboard's liaison to the Yellow Candle program, internationally; he'll have much more good information to share with us. And I know you have much to contribute, too.

Here are the details: