Yoman Geva 179, 1959

Yom HaShoah is Marked Across the Country and Around the World

1959
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Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked across the country and around the world. In Warsaw, Poland, a ceremony is held at the site of the monument to the Warsaw ghetto uprising. In Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, a large crowd attends a memorial service at the monument for Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commander Mordechai Anilewitz. At The Yad Vashem Museum in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Moshe Sharet, Foreign Minister Golda Meir and other government ministers participate in a memorial ceremony in which a Kaddish is said about Holocaust victims.

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