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Israeli soldier Shira Tessler holds the hand of her grandmother, Holocaust survivor Hanna Tessler, during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel.

Holocaust Remembrance Day At Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial In Jerusalem

Israel comes to a complete standstill across the country as the siren sounds honoring the six million Jews who perished at the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust of World War II.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN