Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is observed as a day of commemoration for the people who perished in the Holocaust and marks the anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto.
The day is observed on the 27th of Nisan, the seventh month on the Hebrew calendar. Yom HaShoah will be observed on the following days on the Gregorian calendar:
2016 Thursday, May 5
2017 Monday, April 24
2018 Thursday, April 12
2019 Thursday, May 2
2020 Tuesday, April 21
2021 Thursday, April 7
2022 Thursday, April 28
2023 Tuesday, April 18
2024 Monday, May 6
2025 Thursday, April 24
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on January 27, and is designated by UN General Assembly Resolution in 2005 to commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1945.
HAI is proud to co-sponsor Holocaust Remembrance Events throughout the Denver Metro Area. For more information on how to receive sponsorship for your event, please email us at HAI@du.edu.
For resources on Remembrance Days, including how to mindfully organize a remembrance event, check out the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by clicking here.