2018 Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day Program


The Hidden Holocaust 


Father Patrick Desbois 

Catholic Priest, Vatican Consultant and

Founder of Yahad-In Unum



Sunday, April 8, 2018

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School


Father Patrick Desbois is the President of the international organization Yahad-in-Unum. For the past 10 years, he has interviewed over 4000 eyewitnesses of the execution of Jews and Romas perpetrated by Nazi units and has identified more than 1500 execution sites in Eastern Europe.  

The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City is honored to be bringing Father Desbois to Oklahoma City to speak at our annual Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, program. This program is free to attend and open to adults of all ages, middle school and high school students (please note this is not a program for children younger than middle school age).

Pre-registration is required via this Eventbrite link - guests will need to bring their Eventbrite ticket along with a photo ID for admittance to the program.


The Jewish Federation appreciates the generosity of the following

Underwriters and Sponsors


Guardian ($7500 - $9999): Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School, Oklahoma City Jewish Foundation
Advocate ($5000 - $7499): The Journal Record, Nikki Singer
Champion ($3000 - $4999): Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Bank SNB, Lori & Jeff Blumenthal, Gold Family Foundation, Kennedy Consulting Team, Joan & Michael Korenblit


Leader ($1800 - $2999): Lawrence H. & Ronna C. Davis, Glenna & Dick Tanenbaum
Partner ($720 - $1799): Jackie & Jerry Bendorf, Frank & Malia Love, Shirley & Ben Shanker
Supporter ($360 - $719): Ron & Julie Arvine, Kathy & Larry Bookman M.D., Christ The King Catholic Church, Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Directors, Dr. Allan & Ellen Metz, Temple B'nai Israel
Friend ($180 - $359): Anita Barlow, Karen & Patrick Craine, Jon & Laurie Epstein, Richard & Louise Fritz, Linda Gardner, Eddie & Susan Goldman, Herling-Moore Family, Deborah & Joseph Johnson, Hilary & Donald B. Karchmer, Loren & Julie Plotkin, Mark & Janet Price, Dr. Carl & Deborah Rubenstein
Contributor ($18 - $179): Joel & Harriet Carson, Stanley Newman, Michael & Jiji Pollack

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