Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day
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.
While in Lvov, Ukraine, President and CEO of The Fellowship, Yael Eckstein, talks about those that were killed in Ukraine during the Holocaust.
It is difficult to remember the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust, where six million innocent souls perished simply because they were Jewish. But to not remember and talk about the Holocaust is even more dangerous since "those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Use the following resources as a starting point to help you understand not only what happened during the Holocaust, but also to know why we must never forget.
staff writer Yonit Rothchild shares the harrowing story of how her grandfather, Max Grinblatt, survived the Holocaust and how his experiences shaped him — and their entire family.
Our 24-page booklet on the lessons of the Holocaust and anti-Semitism will help bring understanding to the horrific realities of genocide and encourage you to stand with Israel and her people. Download your complimentary copy now.