REP. TED W. LIEU STATEMENT ON HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding Yom Hashoah Ve Hagevurah – the Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism:
"Today, we mark Yom Hashoah Ve Hagevurah—the Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism. We remember the darkest chapter of our history to instill its lessons on the next generation and honor those who resisted the Nazis’ mission of hate.
"We declare “Never Again” not because it is inevitable, but because we must constantly renew that promise to our sons and daughters. As we know all too well, anti-Semitism has yet to be relegated to history. Each rally by an anti-Semitic political party in Europe and each act of vandalism on a Jewish cemetery or community center in our country reminds us of the work we still have left to do.
"As we remember our history and work to combat modern anti-Semitism, we stand united in peace, community, and tolerance to overcome hatred and discrimination in all its forms.”