Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue
April 15–22, 2012
Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust and created the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a permanent living memorial to the victims. Holocaust remembrance week is April 15–22, 2012. The theme designated by the Museum for the 2012 observance is Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue.
Watch the webcast of the National Days of Remembrance ceremony held in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, April 19, at 11 a.m.
- 2012 Theme
- Download Theme [PDF]
- Voices of Rescue from the Holocaust [VIDEO]
- Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue [PPT, 1.7MB]
- Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue Poster Set [PDF]
National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance
in the Capitol Rotunda, April 19, 2012
Remarks by Timothy F. Geithner
US Secretary of the Treasury
Remarks by Joshua Bolten
Vice Chairman, US Holocaust Memorial Council
- The full ceremony