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Israel Marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Israelis have come to a mournful, two-minute standstill as sirens pierced the air in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust during World War II.   Israel's annual Holocaust memorial day, marked Thursday, is one of the most solemn on the nation's calendar.    As the siren sounded, cars and buses pulled over on the side of highways and roads. Motorists stepped out of their cars and pedestrians stopped in their tracks, bowing their heads as...

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