Holocaust Memorial Day known as Yom Hashoah V’Hagvura is commemorated with a siren at 10:00am in the morning where the cars stop and people stand in silence to remember the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust. Shops, restaurants, cinema and entertainment facilities are closed.
Yad Vashem National Ceremony
There is also a special event at Yad Vashem in the evening.
Special Candle Project with Kids
Visit the ShemVner website to print out a label for a memorial candle. Each label has information about a different victim in the Holocaust. This is a memorable way to commemorate the Holocaust with kids.
“Still Not Separated”
Memorial Day Ceremony to the Holocaust and Heroism “Still Not Separated”
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
At 7:00pm at the Heichal haPais for Culture and Artists in Jerusalem in Pisgat Zev.
In attendance: The Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Leon
Former Minister of the Holocaust Victims’ Fund, Limor Livnat
Moderator: Mia Dagan
Featuring: Shalva Band, Harel Skaat, Avraham Tal, Peter Roth, Lee Biran, Eliana Tidhar, and Kobi Aflalo
The ceremony will be broadcast on Keshet 12.
Tickets are available for Green Passport holders.