Yom Hashoah 2020

Virtual Holocaust memorial plaques in thousands to be projected on Birkenau gates
April 21, 2020

Although the 2020 March of the Living will not take place on Holocaust Memorial Day due to the coronavirus pandemic, an estimated 10,000 people have participated in the organization’s virtual memorial-plaque project. The plaques will be projected on the entrance gate to the Birkenau death camp on Tuesday as Holocaust Remembrance Day begins across the Jewish world. The virtual project launched last week, under the slogan “NeverMeansNever” READ MORE

To draw in sand the most horrific period in Jewish history is a privilege mixed with great pain. I stand over my table of sand with trembling hands, my heart beating heavily, knowing as I have known all my life that I was there with them always in my heart and in my soul. — Ilana Yahav

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