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Israel Honors Holocaust Victims

Israel came to a halt for two minutes Thursday morning, as sirens sounded on Holocaust remembrance day. Traffic came to a halt as people stopped their cars, got out and stood next to them to honor the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi forces and collaborators. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid a wreath at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem in one of many ceremonies that took place across the country. In Washington, the White House said in a statement, “We reaffirm...

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