BAYONNE, NJ - The annual Israeli Flag Raising and Memorial Service scheduled for April 23 at Bayonne City Hall has been canceled due to concerns over the impact of the COVID-19 virus.

Dr. Tamara Freeman, musicologist for the Association of Holocaust Organizations, the international alliance of Holocaust museums, Holocaust-genocide education commissions, and university departments of Holocaust-genocide history had been scheduled to perform and participate.

This event this year was to have been sponsored by the UJA Federation of Bayonne

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For more than 40 years members of the local Jewish community have taken part in this annual ceremony to recall the horrors of the Holocaust in order to make certain that they do not happen again.

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