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If yes, you have come to the right place. The Holocaust Remembrance Day in 2017 will be observed on Sunday, 23rd April.
Holocaust Remembrance Day usually occurs on the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. In Hebrew, Holocaust Remembrance Day is called ‘Yom Hashoah’.
It is an occasion to commemorate the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. However, The Holocaust Remembrance Day in 2017 will begin on the evening of Sunday, 23th April and will end on the evening of Monday, 24th April.
Educational programs about the historical events associated with Yom Hashoah are shown around this time of the year, particularly to students learning about Jewish history. These programs include a documentary featuring Holocaust survivors’ stories, & a Holocaust-themed film.