As the siren sounds at 10am [on Yom Hashoah], the whole of Israel comes to a standstill in memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. And then life resumes.

It’s Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, the day Israel remembers both heroes and martyrs. Across the country, numerous remembrance ceremonies are held like this one in Roglit that marks the memory of the 80,000 Jews deported from France.

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