Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

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Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) begins tonight, April 15th, and ends Thursday evening, April 16th.

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We honor and remember the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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You can also read about it on Yad Vashmem’s site, here.

Mimi Writes…a beautiful tribute and memorial.

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Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.

Mary Elizabeth Frye

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The photographs above were taken by me when I visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum a few years back.

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4 responses to “Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

  1. Beautiful and important tribute, Lorri. Thank you for sharing this.

  2. It comes every year – bringing back the pain. So important to remember. The only ones still alive were teens or children – it is our duty to keep those painful memories and pass them on. Thank you for sharing, Lorri.

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