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Holocaust Research, Education, and Remembrance Online: Remembrance

This guide outlines online resources for Holocaust education and remembrance, including research, curriculum, and multimedia resources.

Holocaust Remembrance Dates

International Holocaust Remembrance Day : January 27

Designated by the United Nations for the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.


Yom Ha-Shoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day : April 18, 2023 (Gregorian date varies annually; check

Formally known as Yom Ha-Shoah Ve-Hagevurah, or Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, designated by the Israeli parliament in 1951 for the 27th of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar.  


Warsaw Ghetto Uprising : April 19, 1943 

The best-known of many Jewish uprisings against the Nazis, commemorated annually. 

In-person commemoration to mark 80 years: Wednesday, April 19 at 3 PM at "Der shteyn" (the stone) between 83rd and 84th Street, Riverside Park, New York, NY.


Other dates: As shown in the example from the Wielun yizkor book here, remembrance events for specific communities may take place on or around the anniversary of a mass murder.

Wielun yizkor book page 386 Hazkora

Pictured: "Attention, Jews of Wielun and area. On Tuesday, August 19, 1946, at the headquarters of the Jewish Committee in Markfredwitz [displaced persons camp], there will be a remembrance event dedicated to marking the 5th yortsayt [death anniversary] of the fallen martyrs of Wielun and area. All surviving Jews from Wielun and area are invited to participate. The Wielun Committee". Sefer zikaron li-ḳehilat Veyelunp. 386.


Virtual Events for Yom Ha-Shoah 2023

Lit candle


Sunday, April 16, 2023 2:00 PM (EDT)

Annual Gathering of Remembrance

Museum of Jewish Heritage

In-Person and Virtual

Temple Emanu-El New York City, 5th Avenue at 65th Street, New York, NY 10065


Monday, April 17, 2023 12:00 pm (EDT)

Early Israeli and American Artists: Re-visioning the Holocaust
With Ori Z Soltes, PhD, Georgetown University

Frisch Ascher Society, New York, NY

Online - Register


Monday, April 17, 2023 1:00PM (EDT) | 19:00 (Rome) | 20:00 (Jerusalem)

Special event for Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel:
Stories of Italian Jewish Families: From Clara Sereni to Anna Foa and Lia Tagliacozzo – The Story of the Twentieth Century



Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 12:00-1:30 PM (EDT)

42nd Greater Lafayette Holocaust Memorial Conference

A Virtual Discussion with Dr. Ilana Blum, Survivor, Physician, Professor of Medicine

Pre-recorded presentation followed by a live Q&A with Dr. Ilana Blum


Dr. Blum’s pre-recorded presentation followed by a live Q&A with her son, Raphael

Monday, April 24, 2023, 7:00-8:30 PM ET

Rebekah Klein Pejšová, Associate Professor of History at Purdue, will facilitate both sessions.


Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 2-3 PM (EDT)

The 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Resistance and Survival in the Holocaust - Museum of Jewish Heritage



JDC Archives Webinar by Dr. Merry Fitzpatrick and Dr. Irwin Rosenberg: "Heroic Medical Research from the Warsaw Ghetto: Preserving a JDC Legacy" 

Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 12 pm -1:30 pm (EDT)



International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance: List of International Events

Looking for more events organized in your local community? Visit the Association of Holocaust Organizations' website to find an organization near you.