Yom HaShoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day. It coincides with the 27th of Nisan (on the Hebrew calendar) to mark the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943, when Jewish resistance fighters defied the Nazis and fought for freedom and dignity. This year Yom HaShoah starts at sundown on Monday, April 20 and ends at sundown on Tuesday, April 21.
This year we will observe Yom HaShoah virtually.
On our Facebook page, watch survivor testimony videos. Survivor testimony allows the next generation to engage in personal experience of global significance. These histories shine a light on the courage and resilience of Holocaust survivors, which we appreciate more than ever in this time of upheaval and uncertainty.
An online professional development course for teachers is offered on the eve of Yom HaShoah. At 11 AM on Tuesday, an online class for students will take place.
On the mjhnyc.org blog, read about some of the Holocaust survivors who are part of our Speakers Bureau.
You can watch our virtual presentation of New York’s Annual Gathering of Remembrance below.