Israel to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

Birkenau_gateCeremonies and educational programs begin Wednesday evening into Thursday; Sirens to be heard on Thursday morning through out the State of Israel, designating two minutes of complete silence in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust
Israelis and some Jewish communities around the globe will commemorate Israel’s national Holocaust Remembrance Day, “Yom HaShoah”, in memory of the over 6 millions Jews killed during the Holocaust, beginning on Wednesday evening and continuing through all of Thursday.
As with each year, the national Holocaust Memorial ceremony will be held at Yad VaShem, Israel’s Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. Israeli officials and Holocaust survivors will participate in the ceremony…. more

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