Menendez Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Menendez Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today issued the following statement on this Holocaust Remembrance Day:

“On Yom HaShoah, we pause in solemn remembrance of the six million Jews and countless others who were brutally murdered by the Nazi regime.  One-third of the global Jewish population perished during the atrocities of the Holocaust, forever shattering the lives of families and robbing our world of their immeasurable human potential.  As the number of survivors declines each and every year, we have a responsibility to share their stories of perseverance and hope in the face of unspeakable cruelty. 

“Today, on Yom HaShoah, we must not only reflect on this dark period in history but recommit ourselves in our own time to standing up and speaking out against hatred and human suffering whenever and wherever it takes place.”

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