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Rockford University Forum Series: Holocaust Memorial Day with Survivor Eva Kor

03/26/2018 12:36 pm

Rockford University’s Spring 2018 Forum Series continues with a free lecture from Holocaust survivor Eva Kor in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Rockford on Tuesday, April 10.

Holocaust Memorial Day
with Survivor Eva Kor

Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m.
*Location change from Fisher Chapel to Regents Hall, Burpee Center

Rockford University’s Forum Series is partnering with the Jewish Federation of Rockford for a 2018 Yom Hashoah Memorial Observance program. Our featured speaker is Eva Mozes Kor, a survivor of the Holocaust, a forgiveness advocate, and a revered public speaker.

With the driving message of “never give up” in mind, she has emerged through a life filled with trauma as a brilliant example of the power of the human spirit to overcome. Kor is the recipient of the 2017 Sachem award, the highest honor in the state of Indiana.

The program also will include brief remarks from leaders of Rockford’s Jewish community, a time for prayer, and a candle-lighting ceremony. All are welcome.

With the exception of Performing Arts events, the Forum Series is free of charge. Events take place on the Rockford University campus, 5050 East State Street, Rockford. Tickets are required and can be obtained by contacting the Box Office at 815-226-4100 or

Remaining installments in this spring’s Forum Series include a musical presented in collaboration with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra and a lecture on civic engagement in the science classroom. View the full lineup at