Ono Unites with the Memory of the Murdered on Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel is marked every year on the 27th day of the Hebrew month of Nissan (this year on 28 April 2022) and is dedicated to uniting with the memory of the suffering brought upon the Jewish people by the Nazis and their collaborators between the years 1935-1945, as well as European Jewry’s heritage of heroism and rebellion during the war.

Israel has legislated Holocaust Memorial Day as a day of mourning including lowering the national flag to half-mast and the sounding of a siren at 11:00 am during with the entire country stands in place for three minutes.  Memorial ceremonies are held throughout the country.  Restaurants and places of entertainment are closed on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day.