Yom Hashoah for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Monday, April 20th ending at sundown on Tuesday, April 21.
Yom Hashoah also called Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the lives of the Jewish people who died in the Holocaust of World War 2. This day is remembered in the Hebrew calendar on 27th day of Nisan.
Why do Jewish holidays start at nighttime?
According to the Torah, the story of creation in Genesis says “And it was evening, and it was morning day one”, “And it was evening, and it was morning; the second day”, thus night comes before day. So for the Jewish calendar all days begin at nightfall and end the next day at nightfall including holidays.
Days to Yom Hashoah 2020
Tuesday, April 21st is day number 112 of the 2020 calendar year with -7 months, -14 days until Yom Hashoah 2020.
|Name(s):||Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah, Holocaust Remembrance Day|
|When:||27th of Nisan in Hebrew Calendar|
Dates for Yom Hashoah
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Yom Hashoah 2019||Thursday, May 02, 2019||-583|
|Yom Hashoah 2020||Tuesday, April 21, 2020||-228|
|Yom Hashoah 2021||Thursday, April 08, 2021||124|
|Yom Hashoah 2022||Thursday, April 28, 2022||509|
|Yom Hashoah 2023||Tuesday, April 18, 2023||864|
|Yom Hashoah 2024||Monday, May 06, 2024||1248|