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April 28, 2014 9:57 am

Life in Israel Stops for Moment of Silence in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Daily Mail Traffic ground to a halt, pedestrians stood still and radio and television fell silent for two minutes today, as Israel remembered the six million Jews killed by the Nazis.

As sirens pierced the air at 9 a.m. local time, the hustle and bustle on the streets of Jerusalem and elsewhere paused as citizens marked Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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