Yom HaShoah

Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah, known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day, is observed as Israel's day of... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah, Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Observed by:  State of Israel, many Jews elsewhere
  • Significance:  Commemorating the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust, and the heroism of survivors and rescuers
  • Observances:  Flags lowered to half-mast, public places of entertainment closed, national opening ceremony and closing ceremonies, siren at 10:00 signaling the start of two minutes of silence
  • Date:  27th day of Nisan
  • date:  27th day of Nisan
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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