Israel Marks Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 4, 2016 5:15 PM

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Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day, in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.

Ceremonies are held around the country on the solemn day, which is marked from Wednesday evening. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attending the main ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

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