Beth El Congregation was the setting for the 2014 Yom HaShoah Commemoration which was held on April 27th, where over 800 guests filled the sanctuary. Channel 12 News anchor Mark Curtis was the keynote speaker. The prestigious Shofar Zahor awards were given to Bob Sutz for his “We Remember” art project and Steve Tepper director of the East Valley JCC for the Railcar Restoration Project. Around 50 survivors and their families participated in the candle processional. Candles were lit in memory of the 6 Million Jewish men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust or Shoah.