holocaust http://peoriapublicradio.org en Holocaust survivor tells of shanghai ghetto http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/holocaust-survivor-tells-shanghai-ghetto <div>Illinois officials are remembering the six-million Jews killed in the Holocaust. An annual ceremony took place yesterday in Springfield's Old State Capitol. IPR'S Brian Mackey was there.'</div><div><p>Praying:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Y'hey</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>sh'lama<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>raba<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> min </span>sh'ma-ya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ..."&nbsp;</span></p></div><div>The ceremony included the Kaddish, a Jewish prayer of mourning. Gov. Pat Quinn and other officials spoke. Then a survivor shared her story.</div><div> Fri, 02 May 2014 11:52:36 +0000 Brian Mackey 22699 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Holocaust survivor tells of shanghai ghetto Annual ceremony honors Holocaust victims http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/annual-ceremony-honors-holocaust-victims <p></p><div>“Never forget” was the theme of a ceremony in Springfield Thursday held in remembrance of the Holocaust. Dozens gathered in the Old State Capitol for the annual memorial service, which honors the six million Jews who were systematically killed during World War Two. Representative Scott Drury, a Democrat from Highwood, says remembering the tragic event keeps the world vigilant.</div><div> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:17:15 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4218 at http://peoriapublicradio.org