DID YOU KNOW…
In case your wondering or questioning.
Why the synagogues, temples, chavurah, prayer circles, do not have International Holocaust Observance on their January calendars?
The Hebrew Calendar Date, 10th of Shevat.
On the 27th of Nisan ( in the month of April), the Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising April 19, 1943. This defines as the day German troops and police entered the ghetto where all the Jews were placed, then gathered to be deported to the concentration camps. Seven hundred and fifty Jewish fighters armed and ready when the Germans entered.
This Hebrew date on the Hebrew Calendar, 27th of Nisan, was established by the Israeli Government and observed Worldwide. It is known as Yom HaShoah.
In Israel, on Yom HaShoah, a siren is sounded for 2 minutes for a moment in silence. Even the traffic stops. View Here to see Video
Wait! Then, what is International Holocaust Remembrance Day in January? January 27th. Each and every year on this date is the Anniversary on the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. This day was designated by the UN General Assembly for the Victims. Remembrance, Educate, Prevention.
Steven Spielberg, Director, who brought the past to the present with the 1993 film, Schindler’s List debuted on Christmas Day 93′ in Movie Theaters. He did not stop there and created ‘The Shoah Project’, now the Shoah Foundation. Hear the voices of the Survivors
Yom HaShoah is Observed in April with Prayer and Community gatherings on the synagogue / temple / prayer group’s Calendars Worldwide.
Holocaust Facts: On that day in April, April 19, 1943, in the Ghetto, the Jewish people hoped by fighting the Germans might be a way to rescue themselves.
They did fight back, they did with great effort… fight… for their freedom.