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New York landmarks to be lit to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Fri, Jan 27th 2023 03:40 pm

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced New York state landmarks will be lit yellow Jan. 27 to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Her team said, “Held on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, which resulted in the murder of one third of the Jewish people and millions of members of other marginalized groups.”

Hochul said, "On this solemn day, New Yorkers stand in solidarity with the Jewish community to remember the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust. We will forever honor the memory of those killed, as we vow to end antisemitism and all forms of hate in our state. We owe it to the victims, survivors, and their families."

The landmarks to be lit in recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day include:

  • One World Trade Center
  • Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
  • Kosciuszko Bridge
  • The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building
  • State Education Building
  • Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
  • Empire State Plaza
  • State Fairgrounds – Main Gate and Expo Center
  • Niagara Falls
  • The "Franklin D. Roosevelt" Mid-Hudson Bridge
  • Grand Central Terminal – Pershing Square Viaduct
  • Albany International Airport Gateway
  • MTA LIRR – East End Gateway at Penn Station
  • Fairport Lift Bridge over the Erie Canal
  • Moynihan Train Hall

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