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Israel stands silent to mark Holocaust

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel.

 REUTERS/Nir Elias

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel. REUTERS/Nir Elias

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel.

 REUTERS/Nir Elias

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel. REUTERS/Nir Elias

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded near Modiin, Israel. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem.

 REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem.


 REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers stand guard during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli soldiers stand guard during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli soldiers stand guard during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem.

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People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

People stand still as a two-minute siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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People walk between barb wire fences in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world, gather for the annual "March of the Living" during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. 


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People walk between barb wire fences in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world, gather for the annual "March of the Living" during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. Agencja...more

People walk between barb wire fences in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world, gather for the annual "March of the Living" during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Jakub Porzycki via REUTERS
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Israeli youth are seen inside a reconstructed train boxcar at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli youth are seen inside a reconstructed train boxcar at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli youth are seen inside a reconstructed train boxcar at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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A visitor places a flower next to the name of a former concentration camp as he visits the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem.

 REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A visitor places a flower next to the name of a former concentration camp as he visits the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A visitor places a flower next to the name of a former concentration camp as he visits the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Israeli soldiers watch a movie about the Holocaust inside a reconstructed bunker at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli soldiers watch a movie about the Holocaust inside a reconstructed bunker at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli soldiers watch a movie about the Holocaust inside a reconstructed bunker at the "From Holocaust to Revival" museum in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Holocaust survivor Bella Avner is escorted by her family as they visit the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem.


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Holocaust survivor Bella Avner is escorted by her family as they visit the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Holocaust survivor Bella Avner is escorted by her family as they visit the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial during Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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People walk in front of a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free), in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world gather for the annual "March of the Living" on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. 


Agencja Gazeta/Jakub Porzycki via REUTERS

People walk in front of a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free), in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world gather for the annual "March of the Living" on Holocaust...more

People walk in front of a gate with the words "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free), in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world gather for the annual "March of the Living" on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Oswiecim, Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Jakub Porzycki via REUTERS
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94-year old Zwi Nigal, speaks to people during an informal gathering as part of the project "Zikaron BaSalon", or "commemoration in the living room" in Hebrew, commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day in Ramat Hasharon, Isreal. 


REUTERS/Nir Elias

94-year old Zwi Nigal, speaks to people during an informal gathering as part of the project "Zikaron BaSalon", or "commemoration in the living room" in Hebrew, commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day in Ramat Hasharon, Isreal. REUTERS/Nir Elias

94-year old Zwi Nigal, speaks to people during an informal gathering as part of the project "Zikaron BaSalon", or "commemoration in the living room" in Hebrew, commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day in Ramat Hasharon, Isreal. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. 


REUTERS/Amir Cohen

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a visit to Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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