Jews mark Holocaust memorial day across Israel with two-minute tribute

Motorists stand still beside vehicles as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem

Israeli Jews stood in silence as sirens wailed across the country on Thursday marking Holocaust memorial day and 70 years since the liberation of the Nazi death camps.

Traffic came to a halt and pedestrians stood at attention for two minutes as the sirens rang out.

Commemorations began at sunset on Wednesday and were to continue Thursday with Israeli leaders attending official ceremonies at Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, parliament and elsewhere…

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unnamed-5Holocaust survivors and their relatives lay a wreath next to the names of concentration camps at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial

  • cmh
    • Frau Katze

      Story on that coming up later.

  • Gary

    And look at the difference for how Jews and Muslims respond to tragic events like these.
    When muslims get killed , the quran creates rabid savages like ISIS and Hizballah that want revenge to slaughter unbelievers as a favour to allah or steal more land for the Caliphate .
    Since ww2 , israel (1948) has produced ( Invented ) Medical break through’s that are used around the World that have saved more lives than the current population of israel .
    islam and muslims haven’t produced anything or invented anything for over 500 years now and seem to want to move to non-muslim Nations where the majority just Take Take Take and are now filling up the Prisons that wil lsoon have a Gold Dome on them.

    The taqiyyah weasels try to deny the fact in the quran for revenge which is allowed when muslims are harmed , even after the 500+ years of mass slaughters and spreading islam by the sword.

    • Frau Katze

      Islam is an intellectual desert. Nothing grows there.

  • Gaylord Ponce

    The whole friggin’ world should have stopped for two minutes in tribute to this day.

    • Norman_In_New_York

      The UN officially observes Holocaust memorial day in late January on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The Israeli and Jewish observance takes place on the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.