Israelis show respect on Holocaust Remembrance Day

People and traffic came to a stop in a sign of respect when sirens went off marking the day of remembrance.

Ceremonies began after sundown Sunday.

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (CNN) - Monday is Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel and many Jewish communities around the world.

People and traffic came to a stop in a sign of respect when sirens went off marking the day of remembrance.

Ceremonies began after sundown Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a memorial in Jerusalem.

Earlier Sunday, Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust the most heinous crime in modern history.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KGNS-TV 120 W. Del Mar Blvd., Laredo, TX 78041 Fax: 956-267-8649 News Hotline: 956-723-5161 956.727.8888 email8@kgns.tv
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 257042671 - kgns.tv/a?a=257042671
Gray Television, Inc.