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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.

How to Mark the Day

The Moment She Lost Her Family Captured in a Photo

This special episode of the Museum’s award-winning Stay Connected Live virtual series will feature Irene Weiss, a survivor of Auschwitz who volunteers at the Museum. Watch live on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. ET.

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