Community gathers for annual March of Remembrance in Murrieta

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People gather at 412 Church in Murrieta to remember the victims of the Holocaust at the annual March of Remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day, April 11. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
The annual March of Remembrance, organized by the Holocaust Remembrance Foundation of the Valley, was pared down, Sunday, April 11, from past events due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings. About 150 people gathered at Murrieta’s 412 Church to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and remember the millions of Jewish lives that were lost. Two sessions were held to accommodate everyone with some inside the church viewing video messages and others outside. Temecula resident Yael Salomon, who is a member of the foundation that is an affiliate of the March of Remembrance organization, said Remembrance Day is a very emotional one for all involved. She reflected on firsthand accounts of the atrocities she heard from her mother-in-law and other relatives. She said growing up in Israel
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