AlwaysRememberWESTERN, Ky. (4/7/13) – In observance of the Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaSoah), this tradition will start Sunday April 7th, to sundown on Monday April 8th.  

Between 1933 and 1945, the Nazis strived to wipe out all of Europe’s Jews, and the Holocaust was a planned systematic attempt to do so. As the foundation, the Nazis used centuries of anti-Semitism and their hatred was spread by persecution, propaganda and legislation that was designed to deny civil and human rights. By the end of the Holocaust, six million Jews had been murdered in mass-shootings, ghettos, extermination and concentration camps.

We will not only remember their horrific deaths but we also remember their spirited lives. We will remember those who survived the unimaginable and those who risked their lives in order for others to live.  We shall always remember that it is important to speak out against intolerance and protect our human and civil rights.

Amber Mena
SurfKY News
Photo Provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,024.06
+183.54 (1.03%)    
2 S&P 2,108.29
+22.78 (1.09%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,005.39
+63.97 (1.29%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4077

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3420

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3283

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2835

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2718

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15331

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8421

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1090

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 890

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 850

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 665

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 605

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 580

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 556

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 552

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 516

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey