International Holocaust Remembrance Day

2021 Commemoration

Thank you for your interest in watching this important commemoration. The recording is now available to watch on demand on the Museum's YouTube page.

This virtual ceremony features reflections from Holocaust survivors, as well as leaders in Europe and the United States, on critical work we must do together to embrace the lessons of the Holocaust to fight antisemtism globally. Learn more about International Holocaust Remembrance Day and remember the victims by exploring the stories below.

Survivors and Victims

Learn about the experiences of men, women, and children whose lives were impacted by the events of the Holocaust.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


The Auschwitz camp complex was essential to carrying out the Nazi plan for the "Final Solution." Auschwitz left its mark as one of the most infamous camps of the Holocaust.