This year’s theme is Children and the Holocaust. Watch or read Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks on the 1.5 million Jewish children and the tens of thousands of other youths who died during the Holocaust.
At the MuseumFor this year’s commemoration, the Museum will host a candle-lighting ceremony on Friday, January 27, 2012, for Holocaust survivors, the Washington, DC, diplomatic community, and the general public at 11 a.m. in the Hall of Remembrance.
In addition, from April 15 through April 22, the Museum will lead the United States in observing the Days of Remembrance, the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust. Read more about this observance and how to plan or attend one in your community.