In the U.S, and other nations, memorials stand as continual reminders of the horror of the Holocaust and the importance of confronting the evils that brought it about. The United Nations designated January 27 — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- Statement by the President on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (→ your feedback via Facebook)
- Political Counselor Evyenia Sidereas attended Marzahn’s Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration at the Parkfriedhof Marzahn with Bundestag Vice President Petra Pau and other officials from Berlin (→ your feedback via Facebook)
- U.S. Mission Flags at Half-Staff (→ your feedback via twitter)
- In Frankfurt informierte sich Geschäftsträger Kent Logsdon bei Rüdiger Mahlo von der Jewish Claims Conference über die Arbeit der Organisation, die seit ihrer Gründung 1951 Entschädigungsansprüche jüdischer Opfer des Nationalsozialismus und Holocaust-Überlebender vertritt.
- Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon met with representatives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Embassy is proud to have collaborated with the USHMM for 12 years in promoting U.S.-German efforts to ensure the Holocaust will never be forgotten.
- The Bundestag will remember the victims of National Socialism with a special ceremony on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. This marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp by Soviet troops on 27 January 1945. Following an opening address by Bundestag President Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch MBE will give the commemorative speech. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. in the Plenary Chamber of the Reichstag Building.The Ceremony of Remembrance will be broadcast live on 31 January from 1 p.m. with interpretation in English on the Bundestag’s English-language website.