Blog: Days of Remembrance

2015 International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Georgia Capitol

January 27, 2015

Representative John Yates (R-Griffin) sponsored House Resolution 48 recognizing January 27, 2015, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Georgia Capitol. January 27th, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The date was designated in 2005 by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 

2014 Days of Remembrance

May 6, 2014
On May 2, 2014, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, on behalf of the State of Georgia, hosted the annual State Official Observance “Holocaust Days of Remembrance” of the victims of the Holocaust.

New exhibition series "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" launches

May 5, 2014

The Commission launched a new traveling exhibit series titled “Georgia’s Response to the Holocaust” which profiles Holocaust survivors, liberators, rescuers, and activists local to Georgia. The first installment of this series, “A Home for Refugees”, tells the stories of seven survivors who left Europe after Hitler’s rise to power and began new lives in Georgia. It is currently on display at the Anne Frank in the World exhibit in Sandy Springs through October. After September, the exhibit will be available for loan. Booking requests can be submitted online.