Heroism and Hope: How Israelis Honor Those Who Perished While Also Celebrating Heroes…Inspiring!

Yesterday we mentioned that the international community commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day in January, though it is commemorated today in Israel. Why is that? Why does Israel celebrate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) almost back-to-back (within an 8 day span)? Though we tend to focus more on …

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Yom HaShoah – Israel Remembers

While the international community commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27 (the day of liberation from death camps), Israel remembers the lost victims of the Holocaust on Yom HaShoah, which tonight at sundown. It is a very solemn day, and one in which Israelis stop to reflect on that horrible event and mourn the loss …

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Remembering the 6 Million Jewish Lives Lost in the Holocaust

Yom HaShoah, the Jewish national day of remembrance of the Holocaust, commences today at sunset. May we never compare any of today's atrocities to the ultimate Jewish atrocity of the Holocaust. The term is often tossed around when there are heinous acts committed. Not to diminish heinous acts, but nothing compares to the brutal, systematic …

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Why Does Israel Commemorate Yom HaShoah on a Different Day?

Ok, some have asked, so we'll answer the question: The International Holocaust Remembrance Day happens in January. Why does Israel commemorate it on a different day? It's a great question, and our Messianic friends at One for Israel answer it better than anyone. Check this out: Why Does Israel Mark Holocaust Remembrance on a Different …

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