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International Holocaust Memorial Day


Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  So, as of today, 130,000 photos from Yad Vashem’s archive will be viewable in full resolution online – a project which represents the first step in the Jerusalem-based museum’s efforts to bring their entire collection online. Click here to visit the site.

Image from site of Yad Vashem

 

The following is Yad Vashem’s YouTube channel, which will allow you to view a series of videos of Holocaust survivor testimonials.

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  1. I put this in comments to AKUS’s article but it is probably better here:

    I’d like to draw readers’ attention to two things. One, you can be a “Guardian of the Memory” of a victim named in Yad Vashem who does not have any descendants to commemorate them. Two, you can light a virtual candle for Holocaust Memorial Day at: http://www.hmd.org.uk/

  2. Ariadne- another thing you can do is, via genealogy, try to find all those distant ancestors murdered in the Holocaust, and fit them into your family tree – so at least their names will be remembered somewhere.