When is Yom HaShoah 2021?

Yom HaShoah 2021 will begin in the evening of Thursday 8th Apr, 2021 (08/04/2021) and ends in the nightfall of Friday 9th Apr, 2021 (09/04/2021).

What is Yom HaShoah?

Yom HaShoah

Israelis have a national memorial and remembrance day called Yom HaShoah, which commemorates the millions of Jews who met their untimely death on the hands of Nazi Germany led by Adolf Hitler during the genocide of the Holocaust in World War II. The commemoration was first instigated in 1951. Eight years later, in 1959, the Knesset enacted legislation which officially recognized the observance of Yom HaShoah. The day usually falls on the 27th of Nisan – in the period between April and May on the Gregorian calendar. However, the date is sometimes shifted by a day if it coincided with the Jewish Sabbath.

Dates for Yom HaShoah from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Yom HaShoah is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Yom HaShoah 2024SundayMay 5th in 1163 days
Yom HaShoah 2023TuesdayApr 18th in 780 days
Yom HaShoah 2022ThursdayApr 28th in 425 days
Yom HaShoah 2021FridayApr 9th in 41 days
Yom HaShoah 2020TuesdayApr 21st 311 days ago
Yom HaShoah 2019ThursdayMay 2nd 666 days ago
Yom HaShoah 2018ThursdayApr 12th 1051 days ago
Yom HaShoah 2017MondayApr 24th 1404 days ago
Yom HaShoah 2016ThursdayMay 5th 1758 days ago
Yom HaShoah 2015ThursdayApr 16th 2143 days ago
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Quick Facts

BeginSunset: Apr 8, 2021
End DateNightfall: Apr 9, 2021
When? Starts in 41 days
Duration1 Day
Type Jewish Holidays

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