US Congressional Holocaust Commemoration for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

27th January 2022

Congressional Holocaust Commemoration 2022

Greek Jewish survivor David Baruch gave testimony, and members of Congress and foreign dignitaries – including the ambassadors of Greece, Israel, and Portugal, and the spokesperson for the Japanese embassy – also spoke. Representatives of the Embassy of Germany, and other nations were also among the attendees at the January 27 online event.
Congressional Holocaust Commemoration 2022

“Heroes and Memory”

The theme for the 2022 commemoration was “Heroes and Memory” with descendants of the “Righteous Among the Nations” and those whom they rescued taking part in the event, including Nobuki Sugihara, son of Chiune Sugihara, and Sugihara survivor Nathan Lewin, a well-known Washington lawyer.

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