March of Remembrance – Houston

When:
April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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Where:
Westbury Baptist Church
10425 Hillcroft St
Houston, TX 77096
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The 2017 Central Houston March of Remembrance will be held on Sunday, April 23rd, beginning at Westbury Baptist Church and ending upon arrival at Congregation Beth Israel (5600 N. Braeswood Blvd. Houston, Texas 77096).

Rosian Zerner

Barbel Pfeiffer

The day of remembrance will begin at Westbury Baptist Church, with various ministers and dignitaries, and liberator descendant David Lawhon. Holocaust survivor, Rosian Zerner, will speak, followed by Nazi descendants Bärbel & Anna-Suzette Pfeiffer, and Morris Narunsky, descendant of survivors. All will be invited to march to Congregation Beth Israel, and attend this year’s Citywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration, a remembrance event facilitated annually by the Holocaust Museum Houston.

Opening Service and Memorial Walk

Westbury Baptist Church (Start)
10425 Hillcroft Street Houston, Texas 77096
Congregation Beth Israel (End)
5600 N. Braeswood Blvd. Houston, Texas 77096

Keynote Speakers

Rosian Zerner – Child Holocaust Survivor
Bärbel & Anna-Suzette Pfeiffer – Descendants of Nazi Perpetrator
Brandon Webb – Senior Minister, Westbury Baptist Church
Doug Stringer – Founder, Somebody Cares International
David Rosen – Senior Rabbi, Congregation Beth Yeshurun
David Lawhon – Associate Professor, Texas A&M Galveston and Liberator Descendant

Order of the Day

12:00pm – 12:45pm Music, Registration, T-Shirt Sales and Lunch
12:45pm – 2:15pm Holocaust Remembrance Service & Testimonies
2:15pm – 3:00pm Walk to Congregation Beth Israel (1.1 miles)
3:00pm End of March of Remembrance Houston event*
3:00pm – 4:30pm Citywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration, presented by Holocaust Museum Houston

*Shuttles will run from Congregation Beth Israel to Westbury Baptist Church from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.