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Huntington temple remembers Holocaust victims

Herald-Dispatch photo by Anthony Davis Herman Glasier, left, and David Glick, right, light a memorial candle in honor and rememberance of victims of the Holocaust during the Annual Reading of Names at B’nai Sholom Congregation, on Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Huntington.

Herald-Dispatch photo by Anthony Davis
Herman Glasier, left, and David Glick, right, light a memorial candle in honor and rememberance of victims of the Holocaust during the Annual Reading of Names at B’nai Sholom Congregation, on Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Huntington.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A bleak, rainy Sunday was representative of visitors’ emotions who were in and out of B’Nai Sholom Temple for most of the day as one person read out the names of those lost in the Holocaust.

For eight hours, members of the congregation and Huntington community sat at a table, microphone in hand, reading the name, age, hometown and death location of some of the 6 million Jews and others murdered during the second World War in the Holocaust carried out by Nazi Germany.

“Unto Every Person There is a Name” is conducted worldwide in hundreds of Jewish communities, so the names of those lost in the war will not be forgotten…

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