Hundreds to attend Yom HaShoah event on Sunday

Erika Estis a Holocaust survivor lights a memorial

Trump stirred controversy shortly after his inauguration by releasing a statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day that did not mention Jews.

More than 220,000 Holocaust survivors now live in Israel, according to the Israeli Finance Ministry.

Six candles, representing the six million Jews who perished, will be lit by Temple members whose lives, either as Holocaust refugees or children and grandchildren of survivors, have been affected by the Holocaust.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a sponsor of the HEAR legislation, said in a tweet that he was proud to see the law "is helping to facilitate the return of artwork stolen by the Nazis during the Holocaust to their rightful heirs".

"During the Holocaust, we were helpless, defenceless, and voiceless".

Rivlin and Duda on Thursday led the March of the Living, an annual educational event held at Auschwitz-Birkenau marking Yom HaShoah, Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, dedicated to the six million Jews killed by German Nazis during World War II. At only 16 years old, Abe witnessed Nazis invade his hometown of Lipno, Poland, on the first day of World War II.

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Netanyahu said a big lesson of the Holocaust is that "murderous evil" that goes unchallenged "spreads quickly and gradually threatens all of humanity".

In Israel, a morning siren sounds, stopping all activity; people stand in honor of those who died. "But we'll also have a female speaker telling her story, too". This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, when the imprisoned Polish Jews mounted a courageous and extraordinary act of armed resistance against their Nazi guards.

Here's another alarming result of the survey: nearly half of US Adults (45%) and Millennials (49%) can not name even one of the more than 40,000 concentration camps and ghettos in Europe during the Holocaust, and more than 4-in-10 (41%) did not know what Auschwitz was.

The names of Holocaust victims are read out in parliament.

"We'll be in the new Lorain High School this year, so that's different", he said. Among the notable results, the study found that over one-fifth (22%) of young Americans have never heard about the Holocaust or were unsure what it was.

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