Holocaust Remembrance Service of Northwest Louisiana


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's in-person Holocaust Memorial service has been cancelled. Our literary competition will still take place as scheduled, and winners will be notified prior to and announced on April 19th at 3:00pm.

In place of the in-person service, we will be releasing a brief video ceremony along with links for online resources to remember and honor the victims of this terrible tragedy.

Future Years

The service is typically held at a different location each year. The service usually lasts one to one and a half hours. Dress should be appropriately respectful for a house of worship. The intention for the service is to be welcoming to all faiths and people who wish to remember the lives that were lost during the Holocaust, and are committed to strive to obliterate injustice wherever it is found.

The ceremony usually includes:

Red River Radio

Bill Beckett spoke with Rabbi Jana De Benedetti on Red River Radio to discuss the service and literary competition. Listen online here.