We want to thank everyone who came out Sunday to help us plant over 3,000 daffodil bulbs. Portsmouth City Mayor Shannon Glover even came out and planted the first bulbs! Please check our upcoming events page each month for our programs on the Holocaust between planting and the spring when they bloom.
Click here to watch the JMCC Board President Norman Soroko's interview on WAVY TV's 'Sunday Sitdown'.
We are working in partnership with The Daffodil Project and Am Yisrael Chai to build a worldwide Living Holocaust Memorial by planting 1.5 million daffodils in memory of the children who perished in the Holocaust and in support for children suffering in humanitarian crises in the world today.
The shape and color of the daffodils represent the yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust. Yellow is the color of remembrance. Daffodils represent our poignant hope for the future. They are resilient and return with a burst of color each spring, signifying hope, renewal and beauty. The daffodils also honor those who survived the Holocaust and went on to build new lives after this dark and difficult period.