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International Holocaust Day: A Memory and a Portrait.

Zigi Shipper by Jenny Saville 2022 (Royal Collection)

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January to mark the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, the largest of the Nazi death camps, in 1945.

Faith leaders also gather to light candles and remember the victims of all genocides, including other victims of Nazi persecution such as the Roma people, Slavs, disabled people and gay men. It also marks the genocides that…

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