Thursday, April 8, from 6:00-8:15 pm

Keeping the Promise of "Never Again":

What it Means in 2021

Featuring Steven Luckert, US Holocaust Memorial Museum


6:00 PM On-Line Gallery Pre-Event

  • Holocaust Artifacts Exhibit From Local Community Members
  • Survivor Video Testimonials with "Early Warning" Themes
  • Local Authors' Book Gallery
  • State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda Traveling Exhibit from the USHMM
  • "Never Again" Student Essay Winners 

7:00-8:15 PM Memorial Service, Candle Lighting, and Keynote Speaker



The Howard County Holocaust Remembrance Committee invites Howard County middle school and high school students to submit their essays for the Yom HaShoah Essay Contest. First Prize winners will each receive $100 and Second Prize winners will each receive $50. Submission Deadline: Mar 1, 2021

Learn more and submit.


We will be showing artifacts of the Shoah period such as photos, mementos, posters, clothing, etc. provided by local area residents.  Please contact Judy Gartner if you have something you would like to display in the virtual website presentations.  Deadline for adding items is April 1, 2021.



The Howard County Yom HaShoah Commemoration Committee is seeking updates to the Annual Yizkor List. Please send the names of those Holocaust survivors in your family who have passed away in the last year; also, include relevant information (e.g., relationship, hometown, concentration camp) to by March 15th. 


Yom HaShoah in Howard County is supported by the Jewish Federation of Howard County, the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Howard County Board of Rabbis, and the general community.