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Holocaust survivor Sidney Handler to receive Holocaust Education Award, Sept. 9

The First Annual Stephan Ross ‘Excellence in Holocaust Education’ Award will be presented to survivor Sidney Handler at a virtual tribute dinner to be held Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by New England Friends of March of the Living, the event will benefit the organization’s March of the Living Teen Scholarship Fund. March of living takes teens on a heritage trip to Poland and Israel to retrace roots of the Holocaust and educate them about the dangers of hatred and intolerance.

The tribute dinner’s community partners include New England Holocaust Memorial, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Magen David Adom, Temple Israel of Sharon, Temple Emanuel, and Combined Jewish Philanthropies.

The event is FREE and open to all. Advance registration is requested. To register and to find out more about sponsorship opportunities and tribute book details, visit motlnewengland.org/tribute/ or email tribute2020@motlnewengland.org.     

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