Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015


Elie Wiesel Quote for Yom Hashoah 2015 on  bearing witnessToday, April 16, 2015, Yom Hashoah marks the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Holocaust. Echoes and Reflections and our Partners offer an array of resources for educators to acknowledge this anniversary with students.

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Abraham Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, and Holocaust survivor wrote, “As we observe the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, it is an appropriate moment to assess how the message of “Never Again,” the major theme that emerged from this tragedy, is faring.” Read his full Op Ed here.

Visit Yad Vashem’s mini site for useful resources including: names for name-reading ceremonies, educational materials, related exhibitions, and more resources to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015.

Watch and be inspired by Holocaust survivor testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. View a new clip of testimony each day throughout April in honor of Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.