On May 5, 2016 we observe Yom HaShoah, which is the Day of Catastrophe and Heroism of European Jewry. In memory of the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” hosted memorial ceremony. Members of Dnipropetrovsk Jewish Community became the participants of the event. During the ceremony Dilfuza Hlushchenko, the Holocaust Museum Head of Research Department,stressed the need and importance to remember the victims of Nazi policy of “final solution of the Jewish question”, adding that 1.5 million children became the victims of the genocide.

In memory of the 6 million Jews killed symbolic candles 6 were lighted. The ceremony ended with a moment of silence.