#Holocaust Remembrance Day


Start your day here: The world marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day: On the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1945, we offer stories of survivors of Nazi atrocities. A replacement for Justice Stephen Breyer: President Biden is expected to fulfill a campaign promise to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. Here's what to expect.
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Holocaust Memorial Day: Portraits of last remaining UK survivors unveiled

Portraits of seven of the UK's last remaining Holocaust survivors have gone on display at the Queen's Gallery to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Prince of Wales, who commissioned them, said they were a living memorial to the six million people "whose stories will never be told, whose portraits will never be painted".

Politicizing the Holocaust dehumanizes us all

(CNN) — As a child of Holocaust survivors, nothing is more sacred and important to me than preserving the memory of this period. The international community has made great strides in educating the world about it. Just last week, the United Nations adopted a resolution by consensus against Holocaust...
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The Threat of Genocide Mars International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Genocide is preventable. With that guiding principle, scholars at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., seek to do in the present what cannot be changed about the past: instill in the world an awareness of the early signs of genocide, in order to prevent the next one.

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, revisit NPR's stories from survivors

Thursday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1945. Nearly two decades ago, the United Nations General Assembly designated Jan. 27 an annual day of commemoration for its member states, in honor of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism. (In addition to marking the anniversary of Auschwitz-Birkenau, many countries hold national commemoration ceremonies on other dates connected to the Holocaust).

January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Today is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On “Good Evening San Diego”, KUSI’s Ginger Jeffries talked with Rose Schindler, a Holocaust Survivor, and Ben Schindler, her son....

Julianna Margulies Is Hosting 2 Primetime Specials for Holocaust Remembrance Day—Find Out More, Including How to Watch

Julianna Margulies will host two primetime specials for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which takes place Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. The specials, titled Undeniable: The Truth to Remember and The Hate We Can’t Forget: A Holocaust Memorial Special, examine both the horrors of the Holocaust as well as the hope survivors can bring—but it also tackles the terrifying lack of knowledge and teaching about the atrocities that killed six million Jews and 11 million members of other marginalized groups, including disabled persons, Romani, gays and more. The specials will focus on the Nazis’ slaughter and genocide of Jews, a horror echoing today as incidents of anti-Semitism are on the rise.

UW American Heritage Center: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

WYOMING — Today, Jan. 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Jan. 27, 1945, was the day that Soviet Troops liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. Wyoming Senator John Barrasso shared a message on Facebook about International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center also shared two World...

The Holocaust Remembrance Day rule that proves everyone loves dead Jews

It was a great day for Israeli diplomacy. For the first time, the U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by the Jewish state and it received nearly universal support. Adopted on Jan. 20—the 80th anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, where Nazi bureaucrats met to meticulously plan the extermination of European Jewry using an industrial model of slaughter—the measure called for the world to adopt the clear definition of anti-Semitism put forward by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), which includes Holocaust denial, and for efforts to combat it.

Birmingham adopts proclamation honoring Holocaust Remembrance Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Thursday, the world remembered the six-million Jewish lives lost during the Holocaust and survivors who are still living. Thursday marked 77 years since Soviet forces liberated Auschwitz, the largest Nazi concentration camp. Most survivors are now in their 90’s. During a city council meeting Tuesday, Birmingham adopted a proclamation declaring January […]