The Lycée Français de Chicago marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day


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International Holocaust Remembrance Day:

The Lycée Français de Chicago invites two survivors to share their stories
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
Auditorium of the Lycée Français de Chicago
640 West Irving Park Road
1:00pm-2:30pm

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(Chicago, January 22, 2015). To mark the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, high school students and parents from Lycée Français de Chicago will participate in a memorial service including testimonies by Mrs. Nicole Terry, a hidden child of the Holocaust, and Mrs. Judith Levy Straus, a survivor of Theresienstadt concentration camp. Their accounts will be followed by questions from the students.

Guest speakers also include, Mr. Vincent Floreani, Consul General of France in Chicago and, Ms Maya Karmely, Consul for Public Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel. Also in attendance Mr. Steven Dishler, Director of International Affairs, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

This year, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated annually on January 27, will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps.

How to access the school:

Where: Auditorium of the Lycée Français de Chicago
Entrance at 640 West Irving Park Road
If parking, enter at 613 West Bittersweet Place

About the Lycée Français de Chicago

The Lycée Français de Chicago is a private, not-for-profit international school educating children from pre-kindergarten (age 3) through 12th grade. The Lycée serves the international and local communities by providing a rigorous dual-language curriculum that integrates the French educational system with a strong American program and the International Baccalaureate within an engaged multicultural community that prepares students to become responsible global citizens. For 20 years, the Lycée has offered a world-class education to American, French, and international students. Today, over 32 nationalities are represented and 30 languages are spoken by over 700 Lycée students.
For more information, visit www.Lycéechicago.org.

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Dernière modification : 22/01/2015

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