Yom HaShoah 1987 / יוֹם הַשּׁוֹאָה 5747

Holocaust Memorial Day ✡️

Yom HaShoah for Hebrew Year 5747 began on and ended on .

Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day”), known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah (יום השואה) and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day, is observed as Israel’s day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews and five million others who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its accessories, and for the Jewish resistance in that period. In Israel, it is a national memorial day and public holiday. It was inaugurated on 1953, anchored by a law signed by the Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion and the President of Israel Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. It is held on the 27th of Nisan (April/May), unless the 27th would be adjacent to Shabbat, in which case the date is shifted by a day.

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Dates for Yom HaShoah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Yom HaShoah 1984 28 Nisan 5744
Yom HaShoah 1985 27 Nisan 5745
Yom HaShoah 1986 27 Nisan 5746
Yom HaShoah 1987 28 Nisan 5747
Yom HaShoah 1988 27 Nisan 5748
Yom HaShoah 1989 27 Nisan 5749
Yom HaShoah 1990 28 Nisan 5750
Yom HaShoah 1991 27 Nisan 5751


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