Special project ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021: Several first team players including Eylon Almog, Matan Hozez, Sheran Yeini and Dan Glazer as well Youth Academy players Niv Berkovitz of the U-19’s and Lianne Hirsch of the girls team, joined together in a remembrance project called “Their words, our commemoration” in which they read passages of text written by Jewish victims of the Holocaust who were murdered by the Nazis.
Idan Nachmias read from a farewell letter written by Srul Shaya Kalezyk that was found in the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto in 1965.
Daniel Peretz recited a passage from the diary of 16-year-old Yitskhok Rudashevski from Vilnius. Between June 1941 and April 1943, Rudashevski detailed the hardship of life in the Vilnius ghetto. He was shot dead in the Ponary massacre during the liquidation of the ghetto in September–October 1943
Eylon Almog reads from Aharon Livrent’s final letter he wrote his daughter Bret and son Simon from a carriage of one of transport trains to France.
Matan Hozez, recited from a letter written in 1943 by Hulda to her parents that was discovered after the extermination of Poland’s Husiatyn Jewish population.