International Holocaust Survivors Night 2022

Featuring Special Guests

Isaac Herzog
President of Israel
Olaf Scholz
Chancellor of Germany
Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Holocaust survivor, author, and talk show host
Barbra Streisand
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner
Henry Winkler
Emmy award-winning Actor and star of Happy Days
Jason Alexander
Tony award-winning Actor and star of Seinfeld
David Strathairn
Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-Winning Actor, Star of Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski
Tovah Feldshuh
Tony and Emmy award-nominated Actress, Currently starring in Funny Girl on Broadway
Seth Rogen
Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated, Actor, Writer and Producer

Musical Performance by

Cast of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s Yiddish-language production of Fiddler on the Roof
The groundbreaking, six-man a cappella vocal band Six13

Enjoy a live Chanukah candle lighting ceremony at the Kotel in Israel

The ceremony will feature a livestream of the official menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall (Kotel) in Israel.

We are excited to invite you to the annual International Holocaust Survivors Night. This year’s virtual event focuses on the theme of hope in the face of rising antisemitism. Remarks will be heard from dignitaries including Isaac Herzog, President of Israel; Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany; Amb. Stuart Eizenstat, Special Adviser on Holocaust Issues to the U.S. Secretary of State; as well as from Holocaust envoys from the U.S., U.K. Canada, Germany and Croatia. Leaders of Holocaust institutions will also provide messages including Dani Dayan, Chairman of Yad Vashem, Sara J. Bloomfield, Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Jack Kliger, President and CEO of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, and many more.

Celebrity greetings will be heard from Emmy-award winning actor Henry Winkler, star of Happy Days; Tony award-winning actor Jason Alexander from Seinfeld; Emmy-award winning actor David Strathairn; and Emmy and Tony-nominated actress Tovah Feldshuh, currently featured in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl. The cast of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s widely-acclaimed Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof will perform “Traditsye.”

Messages of hope will be heard from Holocaust survivors recently evacuated from Ukraine as well as survivors from over a dozen countries. The highlight of the event will be a livestream of the official menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall (Kotel) in Israel.

Stay tuned-the online program will be broadcast on this page:
Tuesday, December 20 at 1:30 PM ET /
6:30 PM GMT / 8:30 PM ISRAEL