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Hertsmere Borough Council to hold Holocaust Memorial Day event with students from Purcell School, Bushey in Elstree Way, Borehamwood
Hundreds will pause in a silent tribute to remember the millions of people killed during the war.
Hertsmere Borough Council is holding an event for religious leaders and school children across the borough to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
The service - themed Building Bridges - is being held to mark those who have experienced the Holocaust and other genocides.
Students from Purcell School, Bushey, will also be paying their respects to those killed during the war with a musical performance.
Mayor of Hertsmere, Pat Strack, said: "We are fortunate to live in a diverse community where the majority of people are tolerant of others and their beliefs.
"The strongest communities are those that celebrate differences and where there is respect for it all."
Holocaust Memorial Day falls on January 27 each year as it is the anniversary of the day the Soviet Army liberated the largest Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz Birkenau.
All are welcome to attend the event at the council offices, in Elstree Way, Borehamwood, on Monday, January 28 at 10.15am.