"The Holocaust refuses to become history", said Professor Yisrael Gutman, Holocaust survivor and one of the foremost historians and founders of the Holocaust Studies department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The ramifications of the Holocaust influence multiple disciplines and schools of thought, shaping memory in a myriad of ways, which continue to evolve.
"Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day", which falls each year on the Hebrew calendar date of 27th of Nissan, is the day when all in the State of Israel and many around the world unite in the memory of the six million Jews who were murdered at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators during the Holocaust. To mark both this day, as well as International Holocaust Memorial Day, January 27th, Yad Vashem has implemented Holocaust memorial poster design competitions.
These thought-provoking posters create discourse about the purpose of memory, the challenges of the current generations, in both the Jewish world and the world over. Read more->