Yom HaShoah

candles for the Jewish holiday of Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah

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Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, occurs on the 27th of Nisan. Shoah, which means catastrophe or utter destruction in Hebrew, refers to the atrocities that were committed against the Jewish people during World War II. This is a memorial day for those who died in the Shoah. The Shoah is also known as the Holocaust, from a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire."

WHEN IS Yom HaShoah ?

2019, May 01 - 02
2020, Apr 20 - 21

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This directory contains the name, location and phone number of congregations associated with the Union for Reform Judaism, and a link to the congregation’s Web site.