On the Jewish calendar, Yom HaShoah falls on the 27th of the Hebrew month of Nisan, which means the observance will begin at sundown on 26 Nisan.
Irrational hatred of Jews.
Organized attack on Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during the 19th and early 20th century.
Hebrew word meaning "catastrophe", referring to the Holocaust.
"15th of Shevat;" New Year of the Trees; Jewish Arbor Day, which is a minor festival.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, on which we remember the Holocaust and honor the memory of those who perished.