United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Monday 27 January 2020
Remembering for the Future
Monday 27th January, commemorations in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch, saw Holocaust survivors, their descendants, politicians, members of the diplomatic corps, and hundreds of Jews and non-Jews turn out in the heat, wind and rain to take the time to reflect and remember the 6 million Jewish lives that were murdered in the Holocaust, and the millions of other victims of the Nazi Third Reich. 27 January 2020 marked not only the annual United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day but also the seventy-fifth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army.
The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand was honoured to host Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ...