Two Minutes of Remembrance

Watch as Israel comes to a complete standstill for two minutes as we remember those who perished in the Holocaust

By Israel Today Staff | | Topics: Holocaust
People stand still in Jerusalem, as a two-minute siren is sounded across Israel to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 8, 2021. Today marks the annual memorial day commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust during World War Two. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** צפירת יום השואה ירושלים צפירה שקט דקת דומיה זכרון עומד עמידה רחוב יפו Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

At 10 a.m. sharp, the sirens sounded all across the country. On this day, Israel commemorates the six million Jewish victims murdered in the Holocaust. For two minutes the country came to a standstill. Two minutes of memory. The following pictures are from Jerusalem.


Light rail on Jaffa Street
Two minutes of remembrance
Mahaneh Yehuda Market
Commemorate together
Almost every Israeli lost a relative in the Holocaust

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