Yom HaShoah Ceremony

wednesday 27 april 2022 at 19hthursday 28 april 2022 at 19h

From 27 April 2022 at 7 pm to 28 April 2022 at 7 pm, 31 convoys were read on the square of the Shoah Memorial: from convoy 38 to convoy 73.

The ceremony of Yom HaShoah is the date chosen by the State of Israel for the commemoration in memory of the victims of the Shoah and the heroes of the Jewish Resistance during the Second World War, it takes place in the form of an uninterrupted 24-hour public reading, day and night.

Of the 76,000 names inscribed on the Wall of Names, the names of deportees from France are pronounced, one by one. Some 200 people, former deportees, parents, volunteers, children… read in turn, from the lists from the Book Memorial of the deportation of Serge Klarsfeld, (ed. Association of FFDJF), the names of «those whose name remains only» (Simone Veil).

The ceremony is open to the public on the square of the Shoah Memorial from 7 pm to 1:45 am and from 6 am to 7 pm.

From 1:45 to 6:00 am, the readings of convoys 49 to 55 will be read in distance, on zoom.

Testimony of Isabelle Choko, former deportee.

The ceremony was broadcast live on the Shoah Memorial website, as well as on the Facebook and YouTube pages.

Event organized under the aegis of the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, in partnership with the Judaism in Movement (JEM), the association of the Sons and Daughters of the Jewish deportees of France (FFDJF) at the initiative of this ceremony, and the Consistory of Paris.



New! Take part in meetings around Yom HaShoah

Wednesday 27 April at 8.30pm

Meeting – 80 years after the Vel d’Hiv. History and memory of today’s round-up

Co-organized with Les Éclaireuses et Éclaireurs Israélites de France (EEIF).

Thursday 28 April at 3pm

Meeting – Testimonials from Berthe Badehi and Sylvie Benilouz


The ceremony will be broadcast on the website, the Facebook and YouTube pages of the Shoah Memorial