The mission of the Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is to foster an understanding of the uniqueness and magnitude of the Holocaust, while inspiring students, teachers, and our community to champion human dignity in our constantly changing world.






Yom Hashoah 2023

Sunday, April 16, 6:45 PM.

Temple Israel
7255 Granby Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23505


Celebrate our student and educator award winners, honor survivors, rescuers, and liberators.  More information to follow.




"Evil does not need your help, just your indifference"

-- Hanns Loewenbach, 1915-2012


For more information or to get involved, contact Elka Mednick, Holocaust Commission Director, at or (757)965-6112.