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Hantzahah - הַנְצָחָה

Pronunciation: Han·tza·hah

Literal translation: Commemoration, memorialization, perpetuation



At sundown, Holocaust Remembrance Day begins in Israel. In Israel, the day is called Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laGvura (Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day) or Yom Hashoah for short.


It is a day of commemoration for the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust.