With fewer survivors among us each passing year, as well as the rise in anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, honoring Holocaust survivors in our communities is vital. The Claims Conference is doing just that at what is now annual event — “International Holocaust Survivors Night.” This global candle lighting ceremony held on the third night of Chanukah in the New York-New Jersey metro area, Jerusalem at the Kotel, in Berlin and this year for the first time, in Moscow. Local survivors will attend each city’s event which will include some of the most recognizable Holocaust survivor-leaders in the community. The Claims Conference will partner with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ in the New York-New Jersey metro area to recognize survivors affiliated with a number of local agencies including Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey and Selfhelp Community Services. N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy will be an honored guest and will light the menorah with Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and Chairman of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants and other survivors. Learn more here.