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DE Jewish Federation: Remember Holocaust For Future Generations

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WILMINGTON, Del. - Millions of Jewish folks worldwide took time to remember those who died during the Holocaust.

The day is called Yom HaShoah and in Delaware, dozens of members of the Jewish faith gathered in memory of the millions of victims of the Holocaust.

"We remember so that future generations will understand that if these terrible things start happening again that they cannot be bystanders," said Steve Gonzer of Jewish Federation of Delaware. "They can actually do something about it and stand up for what is right."

The word "Shoah" is Hebrew for Holocaust. It derives from a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire."

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