On 19th April a Memorial Marathon took place at the Synagogue at Poklonnaya Hill devoted to the Remembrance Day of the Holocaust and Jewish Heroism which was established in Israel. and which does not take place the first time by the initiative of the Holocaust Center in Moscow. The President o of the Russian Jewish Congress, Yuri Kanner.opened the evening informing about the first results of the “ Baton of Remembrance” which was launched in February together by the REK, Yad Vashem, and the Holocaust Center. Alla Gerber, President of the Holocaust Fond stressed the importance of remembering the Holocaust on the background of growing Neo-Nazism in Russia. The evening took place with the presence of the ambassadors from Israel and Poland and the National Artist Yosif Kobzon.