Irrational hatred of Jews.
Organized attack on Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during the 19th and early 20th century.
Hebrew word meaning "catastrophe", referring to the Holocaust.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, on which we remember the Holocaust and honor the memory of those who perished.
From the Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire", the Holocaust refers to the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany in World War II, including the genocide of six million Jews.
Lit. "conflagration;" the Shoah refers to the murder of the six million Jews.