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WBOI Presents: 2022 Yom Hashoah Commemoration

2022 Yom Hashoah Service
Rod Ovitt
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Michael Rush, member of the board of delegates at the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne

This week on WBOI Presents, we are listening back to the Yom HaShoah program organized by the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne. The event serves as a commemoration for the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the heroism of survivors and rescuers. Governor Eric Holcomb and Mayor Tom Henry both addressed the event virtually. The keynote speaker for the event was Chad Austin, professor of law, deputy for faculty development, and co-director of international programs at the United State Air Force Academy Department of Law.

Special thanks to Rod Ovitt for providing the audio for this program. Our music is by Mark Waldick, Noah Campodonico, Kurt Roembke, and Hope Arthur. Our web producer is Loyal Vandenburg. Our production assistants are Monica Blankenship, Meihkai Bowers, Steve Mullaney, Kyle Norbeck, Diahmynd Thomas, Mikaela Veltum, and Sydney Wagner.

Ben Clemmer is a Fort Wayne native and host & producer for 89.1 WBOI. He is the local host of All Things Considered and hosts and produces WBOI Presents. The show can be heard on Wednesdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 7am. In addition to producing local programs like news roundups, panels, lectures, and storytelling showcases, he also lends his voice to underwriting, promos, and other projects at the station. Ben has also reported on a variety of topics and has written stories on energy, conspiracy theories, student movements, protests, elections, sports, arts, and entertainment. In February of 2019, Ben created and produced a series called WBOI Presents: In Session. The program showcases local educators speaking about topics within their expertise, and can be found on multiple podcast platforms. Additional podcasts Ben produces include WBOI Presents, WBOI's Behind The Mic, WBOI Artcentric, WBOI Politics Podcast, and Act of Listening. Ben is regularly on the lookout for podcast creators to partner with WBOI. In 2020, WBOI began partnerships with Women Are: Fort Wayne, Heart of the Hustle, and & Good Company.