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Holocaust Memorial Day


in 2005 The United Nations designated January 27th — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Additionally, The US Congress established Days of Remembrance that correspond with those first observed by Israel in 1951.  Holocaust Remembrance day, called Yom Hashoah in Hebrew, falls on the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

In 2021, Yom Hashoah falls on April 8th.

(United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2021)

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How Was It Possible? A Holocaust Reader
Holocaust Fiction
After Representation? The Holocaust, Literature, and Culture
A Film Unfinished
Inheriting the Holocaust
That Time Cannot Be Forgotten
After Auschwitz
In Her Father's Eyes
The Jewish enemy: Nazi propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust
Big Sonia: A Holocaust Survivor Faces a Difficult Decision
Jewish Life in Nazi Germany
The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Ascent of Evil: The Story of Mein Kampf
Antisemitism, Christian Ambivalence, and the Holocaust
Holocaust: An American Understanding
The Night of Broken Glass

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