Yom HaShoah 2016: Remembering those killed during the Nazi Holocaust

Daily News Article - May 6, 2016

Questions

1. What does Yom HaShoah mean?

2. When is Yom HaShoah?

3. What is the purpose of Yom HaShoah?

4. a) How is YomHaShoah commemorated in Israel? (For how many minutes do all people come to a stop? When was this established?)
b) Watch the videos under “Resources” below. How does this commemoration inspire you?

5. How is the United Nations’ International Holocaust Remembrance Day different from Yom HaShoah?

6. How many Jews were murdered by the Nazis during WWII?

7. Check out some of the links under “Resources” below (links are below the videos). Why do you think it is vital for Holocaust Remembrance Day to be commemorated in the U.S. and around the world?