Beginning at sundown, April 20th and ending at sundown, April 21st, Israel and Jews worldwide observe Yom HaShoah
, Israel Holocaust Remembrance Day, honoring the six million Jewish men, women, and children who were brutally murdered at the hands of the Nazi regime. What is the Yom HaShoah
meaning? During the observance, flags are flown at half mast, and at 10 a.m., air raid sirens sound throughout the country and Israelis stop wherever they are to observe a two-minute silence of solemn reflection. Learn more about this dark and tragic time through our many resources.