The 2018 March of Remembrance Houston is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 15th at the Rice Memorial Center (RMC) which is located on the corner of Alumni and Laboratory across from the Central Campus Garage on the Rice University campus (6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005).
Following a special performance at 12pm by Dramatic Truth Ballet Theatre in the Grand Hall, participants are invited to attend a memorial service at 1pm in the Chapel followed by a solemn prayerwalk at 2:15pm to Congregation Emanu El, site of this year’s Citywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration sponsored by the Holocaust Museum Houston.
All events are free and open to the general public.
Complimentary parking will be available at the Medical Clinic of Houston (1707 Sunset Boulevard Houston, Texas 77005) between 10-5pm along with return bus transportation between the garage and Rice Memorial Center between 10-3pm.
Please note that strict no weapons policies are enforced at both Rice University and Congregation Emanu El.
Rev. Doug Stringer – Founder of Somebody Cares, Texas Holocaust & Genocide Commissioner Rabbi Brian Strauss – Congregation Beth Yeshurun, Consul General Gilad Katz – Consulate of Israel to the Southwest U.S., Paul & Dr. Victoria Sarvadi – The Nathaniel Foundation, Chief Art Acevedo – Houston Police Department, Steve Finkelman – Distinguished Community Leader & 2nd Generation Survivor Descendant, Ruth Steinfeld – Holocaust Survivor, Luisa Lupprich – German Christian & Repentant Nazi Descendant, Pastor Walter August – The Church at Bethel’s Family and Rabbi Dan Gordon – Temple Beth Torah.
*The March of Remembrance Houston is honored to conclude its annual memorial walks at the Citywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration as a sign to survivors and their families that the world will never again be silent in the face of persecution, prejudice, or indifference toward any people group.