The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day or the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the murder of one third of the Jewish people, along with countless members of other minorities between 1933 and 1945 by Nazi Germany and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.

Every year, as part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs presents the annual report on antisemitism before the Israeli government. The report reviews the main trends and incidents of the last year, in terms of antisemitism and combating antisemitism.
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Child survivors of Auschwitz, wearing adult-size prisoner jackets, stand behind a barbed wire fence

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is also held in Israel, on which day government officials, diplomats and ambassadors visit Yad Vashem and there are ceremonies throughout the country. Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust. It is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Jews who were murdered; honoring Jews who fought against their Nazi oppressors. This quiz consists of 50 questions. You are given 45 seconds to answer the question. After that the correct answer will appear on the screen. The result of the quiz will finally appear on the screen.

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Horrifying Images of Holocaust

After watching these Auschwitz pictures you will truly understand, how important is this place for our history. Photos below are only a small part of what happened there, but will give you almost full picture of Auschwitz Concentration Camp‘s tragedy.
Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, visiting the IG Farben plant
Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, visiting the IG Farben plant, Auschwitz III, German-occupied Poland, July 1942. Left to right: Rudolf Brandt, Heinrich Himmler, Max Faust (an IG Farben engineer who was head of building operations at Auschwitz III), possibly Ernst-Heinrich Schmauser, and the Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höß.
From the Höcker Album
(left to right): Richard Baer (Auschwitz commandant from May 1944), Josef Mengele (camp physician), and Rudolf Höss (first commandant) in Solahütte, an SS resort near Auschwitz, summer 1944.
Hungarian Jews for work or the gas chamber
May/June 1944, with the gate in the background. "Selection" of Hungarian Jews for work or the gas chamber.Several sources believe the photographer to have been SS officers Ernst Hoffmann or Bernhard Walter, who ran the Erkennungsdienst.
German death camp, symbol of the Holocaust
Gate of Auschwitz II-Birkenau, German death camp, symbol of the Holocaust, viewed from inside the camp. The image shows the railway line and Judenrampe that were in operation from May until October 1944.
Women in Auschwitz II
Women in Auschwitz II, May 1944, the SS man in the background
Crematoria II and III and their chimneys
Crematoria II and III and their chimneys are visible in the background, left and right. The main platform in May 1944, prior to the arrival of mass transports from Hungary
Eyeglasses of victims, 1945
Eyeglasses of victims, 1945
Auschwitz II brick barracks
Auschwitz II brick barracks, sector BI, 2006; four prisoners slept in each partition, known as a buk.
Prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp
Prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp inside their barracks, a few days after U.S. troops liberated the camp near Weimar, Germany, April 16, 1945. The young man seventh from left in the middle row bunk is Elie Wiesel, who would later become an author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Starved prisoners, nearly dead from hunger, pose in concentration camp in Ebensee, Austria
Starved prisoners, nearly dead from hunger, pose in concentration camp in Ebensee, Austria. The camp was reputedly used for “scientific” experiments. It was liberated by the 80th Division. (Lt. Arnold E. Samuelson, May 1945, National Archives and Records Administration #531271,)
Gas chamber’s wall
Gas chamber’s wall. The set of 5 gas chambers built in Auschwitz-Birkenau was ready for use in 1943. Mostly placed underground, they were designed to resemble shower rooms.

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