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Holocaust Memorial Day: York Minster lights 600 candles in remembrance

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The tribute ‑ commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day ‑ was lit by faith leaders at the Minster’s Chapter House. It also remembers the millions of people who were murdered in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.

The star was illuminated on Wednesday evening ‑ ahead of yesterday’s day of remembrance ‑ during a choral service attended by representatives from York’s Jewish and other faith communities. 

The service was led by The Reverend Canon Michael Smith, acting Dean of York.

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