Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2021

Until the Very Last Jew: Eighty Years Since the Onset of Mass Annihilation

"If we wish to live and to bequeath life to our offspring, if we believe that we are to pave the way to the future, then we must first of all not forget."

Prof. Ben Zion Dinur, Yad Vashem, 1956
The Central Theme

The Central Theme

Until the Very Last Jew: Eighty Years Since the Onset of Mass Annihilation

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Live Broadcast of Holocaust Remembrance Day Opening Ceremony

Live Broadcast of Opening Ceremony

7 April 2021
Israel - 8PM (20:00)
US (EDT) - 1 PM (13:00)
(Simultaneous translation into English)

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Torchlighters

Torchlighters

Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust.

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Photos of Events

Photos of Events

Selected pictures from previous years’ events

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Snapshots of Memory

Snapshots of Memory

Marking Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem

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Educational Materials

Educational Materials

Lesson plans, survivors testimony films series, podcasts and other materials for teachers and students.

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Generations Light the Way: Commemorate the Shoah with your Family

Commemorate the Shoah with your Family

Light six memorial candles with your family to mark Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

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The Onset of Mass Murder - The Fate of Jewish Families in 1941

Online Exhibition

The Onset of Mass Murder - The Fate of Jewish Families in 1941

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