Yom HaShoah (meaning "sacrifice by fire- catastrophe-utter destruction") is Holocaust Remembrance Day. This is a memorial day for those who died in the Shoah, the destruction of European Jews in World War II. Today, many commemorate Yom HaShoah by lighting yellow candles in order to keep the memories of the victims alive. Most synagogues and Jewish communities gather together to commemorate the day through worship, music and rememberances from survivors. Click here to read more about Yom HaShoah.