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The Florida Holocaust Museum will pay tribute during a day of remembrance

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The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg will honor Holocaust survivors during a day of remembrance on Wednesday.

It will feature testimonies from the relatives of Holocaust survivors, along with readings of the names of Jewish men, women and children who were killed.

The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg will honor Holocaust survivors during a day of remembrance on Thursday.

Yom HaShoah — which in Hebrews means Holocaust Remembrance Day — will be held starting at 10 a.m.

It's part of a national celebration that begins Wednesday at sunset.

In-person readings will take place throughout the day, and a service will be held Thursday night that will include readings of the names of Jewish Holocaust victims.

The Reading of Names Commemoration will feature individuals from across the greater Tampa Bay region reciting the names.

The readings — along with testimonies from relatives of Holocaust survivors — will be live-streamed on the museum's Facebook page.

Admission to the museum will be free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for a complete schedule of events.

Corrected: April 27, 2022 at 6:08 AM EDT
The museum will hold the day of remembrance on Thursday. A previous version of this story said otherwise.
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