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Tag: Holocaust Days of Remembrance

April 4, 2022

Resiliency, The Strength of a People...Never Forget: Celebrating European American Month and Holocaust Remembrance Day

April is the month we set aside time to recognize European Americans, specifically those European Jews murdered or marginalized by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. This year’s theme is “Resiliency, The Strength of a People…Never Forget.”  The Holocaust was a genocide that refers specifically to the attempted annihilation of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. Annual remembrances ensure we never forget.

April 19, 2018

Holocaust survivor shares his devastating past with hope for the human spirit

Nat Shaffir lost his childhood and 32 family members to Hitler, but he still believes in the goodness of mankind. He described how he and his family survived the Holocaust during a Days of Remembrance event April 18.

May 2, 2017

Survivor’s daughter keeps Holocaust story alive

Helen Rieder promised her dying father that she would share their traumatic experiences from the Holocaust. Her daughter carried on that promise when she spoke to DLA Troop Support employees April 26 during the Holocaust Remembrance program.