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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

April 23, 2015 7690

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 4970

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4284

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 22, 2015 4030

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 22, 2015 3950

Madisonville Man Accused of Domestic Violence/Rape

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12549

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8868

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 26, 2015 884

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 26, 2015 469

College of Education Alum's Studies, Experience…

by Amanda Nelson
April 26, 2015 461

White Plains Civil War Festival Provides Learning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 26, 2015 433

Legislator's Log - Week of April 26, 2015

by Brent Yonts
April 26, 2015 418

Dave Says - April 26, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
April 26, 2015 400

Mother's Day Buffet Planned at State Parks May 10

by Gil Lawson
April 26, 2015 397

Outdoor Truths - April 26, 2015

by Gary Miller
April 26, 2015 363

Spring Lawn, Garden Fair Participants Learn from…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 26, 2015 305

Mustangs lose to Ohio County via shutout

by Steve LeMaster
April 26, 2015 267

Dawson Springs Mule, Draft Horse Days Come to a…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News