The City of Alexandria will observe the Days of Remembrance, Yom HaShoah, for the victims of the Holocaust at noon on Wednesday, April 15 in Market Square, 301 King St. This year’s theme is “Resistance through Art”. The Alexandria City Council hosts the annual ceremony as part of the weeklong commemoration of the national Days of Remembrance, Sunday, April 12, through Sunday, April 19. This is the 28th consecutive year that the City has held the Days of Remembrance ceremony. The event is free and open to the public.
The speaker this year will be Marion F. Deshmukh, Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History.