University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


2011 Twin Cities Yom HaShoah Commemoration

2011 Twin Cities Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Sunday, May 1, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Bet Shalom Congregation
13613 Orchard Rd., Minnetonka, MN 55305

The commemoration will reflect the theme, Legacy: The Writing of Survivor Stories, which will illustrate the importance of Holocaust survivors sharing their stories with future generations.

For more information about the commemoration please visit the JCRC website.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is commemorated every year on the Hebrew calendar on the 27th day of Nisan. To learn more about Yom HaShoah click here.

Days of Remembrance in the United States

Every year in the United States, Days of Remembrance are observed by state and local governments, military bases, workplaces, schools, churches, synagogues, and civic centers.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has created a Days of Remembrance Map to help you find a Days of Remembrance Commemoration in your area.

To access the map click here.