El Día del Holocausto es el 12 de Abril de 2018 (comenzando con la puesta de sol del 11 de Abril)

11 de Abril, 2018 / 26 Nisan 5778

Yom HaShoah (Yom HaShoa, Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laGvura) officially translates to “Remembrance Day for the Holocaust and Heroism”, but is often known as “Holocaust Remembrance Day” in English. It is an occasion to commemorate the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. Yom HaShoah is on the 27th day of Nisan, the first month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar.

Yom HaShoah (Yom HaShoa, Iom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laGvura) se traduce oficialmente como “Día de Recordación del Holocausto y Heroísmo”, pero a menudo se lo conoce como “Día de la Memoria del Holocausto” en inglés. Es una ocasión para conmemorar las vidas y el heroísmo de los seis millones de judíos que murieron en el Holocausto entre 1933 y 1945. Yom HaShoah es el día 27 de Nisan, el primer mes del año eclesiástico en el calendario judío. 



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Department of State Event Commemorating Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018

Notice to the Press

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 9, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, during the Holocaust Days of Remembrance, the Department of State and the Embassies of Israel and Poland will sponsor a Yom HaShoah observance event at the U.S. Department of State. The event will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and honor the memory of Mrs. Irena Sendler, a Polish citizen who defied the Nazis to save thousands of victims – including an estimated 2,500 Jewish children – by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. There will be a screening of the documentary, “The Irena Sendler Story.” The keynote speaker for the program will be Mr. Zygmunt Rolat, a Holocaust survivor who has worked tirelessly to ensure that the legacy of Irena Sendler lives on. There will be a question and answer session after the screening.

Holocaust Remembrance Day – or Yom HaShoah in Hebrew—also marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Yom HaShoah will be officially observed in the United States this year on Thursday, April 12, which corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar (…)

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