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Virtual national commemoration for Days of Remembrance being held on Tuesday

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Posted at 8:42 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 20:42:39-04

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will be leading the nation in the Days of Remembrance on Tuesday with a virtual national commemoration.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. and will be simulcast on Facebook and Youtube will they honor the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

“Seventy-five years ago this spring, U.S. and other Allied troops liberated camps across Nazi-dominated Europe,” said Museum director Sara J. Bloomfield. “Those brave individuals who defeated Germany and its allies, finally brought an end to the genocide of European Jews. We remember the six million Jewish men, women and children whose voices, hopes and dreams were silenced. Their struggles to retain their dignity and humanity in the face of unimaginable terror and violence, and their stories of defiance, resistance and resilience remind us of what is possible in moments of crisis.”

To watch on Facebook, click here and to watch on Youtube, click here.