Yom Hashoah follows on the heels of the joy of Passover

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Yom Hashoah follows on the heels of the joy of Passover
Mon, 04-08-2013 - 10:37am

"Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness." - Anne Frank

Today is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. I found this article, about how the date was chosen, interesting:

http://www.myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Jewish_Holidays/Modern_Holidays/Yom_Hashoah/Choosing_a_Date.shtml

And here's an article with some general information:

http://urj.org/holidays/hashoah/

Janet