Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day 4/28/22

Holocaust survivors rescued from the war in Ukraine arrive at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv on April 27.
(Tomer Neuberg/Flash90 via JTA.org)
Photo and article from
Philadelphia Jewish Exponent (online)

Ukraine Holocaust Survivors Land in Israel on Eve of Yom Hashoah

By Gabe Friedman

Multiple planes carrying Holocaust survivors fleeing the violence in Ukraine landed in Israel on Wednesday, the eve of Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust remembrance day marked by Jewish communities worldwide.

An estimated 300 to 500 Holocaust survivors have now taken refuge in Israel since the start of the war in Ukraine on Feb. 24.



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