There are new ways to Never Forget.
As approach Yom HaShoah, which begins the evening of Monday, April 20th, please join any or all of the online opportunities to the survivors, liberators, and victims of the Holocaust.
April 19th, 2020 at 4:00 pm https://tinyurl.com/virtual20
Virtual Presentation of New York's Annual Gathering of Remembrance
Sunday, April 19 | 2 – 3 PM
This year's commemoration for Yom HaShoah / Holocaust Remembrance Day will be a virtual event. As we do every year, we will honor the memory of those who perished at the hands of evil, and pay tribute to those who survived and have made a better world for us all. Speakers include Holocaust survivors and their family members, Ambassador Dani Dayan - Consul General of Israel in New York, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Michael Burstyn, Steven Skybell, Jessica Shaw, and many others. We invite you to participate by taking a video or photograph of yourself lighting a candle in remembrance and if you know the name of a family member killed in the Holocaust or a Holocaust survivor who has passed, please state/include their name. Upload the video or photograph to the Museum's Facebook page and use the hashtag #CandlesOfRemembrance.
Tuesday, April 21, 11 am, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2020 Days of Remembrance Commemoration: Every year, our nation comes together to the victims of the Holocaust, honor the survivors, and pay tribute to the liberators during annual Days of Remembrance. While COVID-19 might keep us apart this year, please join us for a virtual commemoration as reaffirm our commitment to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive. This year’s event features Holocaust survivors’ tributes to family members they lost, a stirring message from Benjamin Ferencz (the last living Nuremberg prosecutor), and timeless words from the late Elie Wiesel. The program will close with an opportunity for each one of us to make a personal pledge to safeguard the survivors’ legacy. In honor of the victims, will ask you to join us in reading a name during these Days of Remembrance. Watch live on the Museum’s Facebook page. You do not need a Facebook account to watch the program.
Sunday, April 19th at 1:00 pm