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  1/27/2013, Shevat 16, 5773

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, January 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date was set to mark the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

At noon a ceremony will be held in Yad Vashem, and in Ashdod there will be a concert with youth playing songs written by Holocaust survivors.

Israel’s main Holocaust memorials will be held on Yom Hashoa, on the 27th of the Hebrew month of Nissan.