This Sunday, May 2nd, the world will observe Holocaust Remembrance Day. Yom HaShoah, is marked on the Hebrew date of Nissan 27th. On this day we remember the lives of the 6 million Jews (and millions of others) murdered during the Holocaust, as well as the experiences of those who survived it's horrors. This day was chosen by the Israeli Knesset in 1951 and is recognized my most Jews around the world.
In the United States, Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust and created the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a permanent living memorial to the victims.
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