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Holocaust Remembrance Day, also called Yom HaShoah, falls on the 27th day of Nisan, which usually sometime in April or early May. This is the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

We take time on this day to remember the six million who lost their lives. In Israel, a siren is sounded and people freeze for several moments. Those who are driving their cars will stop, get out and stand beside their vehicles.

It is also a time to celebrate those who survived. Renate Kaufmann, who grew up in Cologne, Germany, was one of many. A poet, artist and former seamstress, Renate wrote about her experience during the Holocaust in her book, "Justify Us Through Your Life," and shares her story in schools and for groups. Also a member of Shema Yisrael, Renate shared her experience one Saturday morning.