Remembrance Day Essay

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Afraid, not sure what was going to happen next. Remembering the pain and the suffering. Long ago in the year 1948, 2 years after the genocide, a country was going to hopefully be established as a safe place for practice of religion. But, sadly before, all other places pushed them away. They were beginning to loose hope. “The Holocaust should be a significant warning to what might happen when racism, hatred, violence and anti-Semitism permeate the world,” Lavi said. “At the end of the day, we must learn to live with each other and respect each other. We were all created equal in the image of God”~The Times of Israel. It was a struggle for Jews during and after world war 2/holocaust. The holocaust was a very hard times for Jews all over the world, but there has been a lot that happened from then to now.
In Israel there is a lot of specific things that happen for remembrance day, otherwise know as Yom Shoah, includes, remembering names, stopping activities, and taking time to pray. People stop what they are doing
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Israel became a country which, eventually became a safe haven for Jews and holocaust survivors, “With the establishment of the State of Israel in May 1948, Jewish displaced persons and refugees began streaming into the new sovereign state” (“The Aftermath of the Holocaust”). After being pushed out of many countries, the Jews and the Palestinians formed a country to welcome religions. Many people, mainly Jews went to Israel hoping for a safe place to practice religions. Israel wasn’t the only place Jews went for safety after World War II, “Other Jewish refugees in Europe emigrated as displaced persons or refugees to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, western Europe, Mexico, South America, and South Africa” (“United States Holocaust Memorial Museum”). Many people exited Europe after the war. They believed that they would be safer once they were far
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