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Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day: Home

Holocaust Remembrance Day

About Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah 2022: Holocaust Remembrance Day

Finding Light in the Darkness

Thursday, April 28 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm

via Zoom, check email for link 

 

“A Kindertransport Story of the Holocaust & Its Relevance Today”

“Steve Adler’s refugee story transcends time and place to illuminate the costs of war and bigotry, while also offering a beacon of human hope and resilience.”

Speaker: Barbara Adler West, Steve Adler's Daughter

Co-Hosted by the Holocaust Center for Humanity and Seattle Colleges

Film to Preview:  Survivor Voices

Holocaust Center Seattle Best Practices: Teacher Resources & Lessons


Yom HaShoah, which loosely means "Day of The Catastrophe" in Hebrew, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was officially established as a holiday by the Israeli government in the 1950s. In the United States, Holocaust Remembrance Day was first observed in 1979. It is now a day of commemoration for people worldwide.

Yom HaShoah

 

Holocaust remembrance

Quote

“Six million of our people live on in our hearts. We are their eyes that remember. We are their voice that cries out. The dreadful scenes flow from their dead eyes to our open ones. And those scenes will be remembered exactly as they happened.”

— Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel