Remembering the Holocaust

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A red rose is pictured at the commemoration place during the March of the Living to honour Holocaust victims in Paneriai near Vilnius. Reuters photo/Ints Kalnins

A red rose is pictured at the commemoration place during the March of the Living to honour Holocaust victims in Paneriai near Vilnius. Reuters photo/Ints Kalnins

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Israeli soldiers observe two minutes of silence as sirens wail across Israel to mark Holocaust Remembrance Dayduring the annual ceremony at the Yad Vashem memorial in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Pool/Gali Tibbon

Israeli soldiers observe two minutes of silence as sirens wail across Israel to mark Holocaust Remembrance Dayduring the annual ceremony at the Yad Vashem memorial in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Pool/Gali Tibbon

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An elderly man looks at the portraits of Macedonian Jews who were killed in the Nazi extermination camp Treblinka, displayed in the Holocaust Memorial center of the Jews of Macedonia in the country's capital Skopje. AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski

An elderly man looks at the portraits of Macedonian Jews who were killed in the Nazi extermination camp Treblinka, displayed in the Holocaust Memorial center of the Jews of Macedonia in the country's capital Skopje. AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski

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A woman places a flower at the Hall of Remembrance where the names of major killing sites of Jews are written during a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

A woman places a flower at the Hall of Remembrance where the names of major killing sites of Jews are written during a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

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The daughter of Polish-born Israeli Holocaust survivor Mordechai Fuchs, who passed away three months ago, holds his jacket which bears a Star of David and the word "Jude", written on it during the annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

The daughter of Polish-born Israeli Holocaust survivor Mordechai Fuchs, who passed away three months ago, holds his jacket which bears a Star of David and the word "Jude", written on it during the annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

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A jacket belonging to Polish-born Israeli Holocaust survivor Mordechai Fuchs, who passed away three months ago, with a Star of David and "Jude", written on it is placed on a chair during the annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

A jacket belonging to Polish-born Israeli Holocaust survivor Mordechai Fuchs, who passed away three months ago, with a Star of David and "Jude", written on it is placed on a chair during the annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Gali Tibbon

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A Holocaust survivor tells his personal testimony to Israeli border police officers during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust remembrance day a in the Martyr's forest near Moshav Kesalon, in central Israel. AP Photo/Oded Balilty

A Holocaust survivor tells his personal testimony to Israeli border police officers during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust remembrance day a in the Martyr's forest near Moshav Kesalon, in central Israel. AP Photo/Oded Balilty

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Israelis stand still next to their cars on a highway as a two-minute siren sounds in memory of victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem. AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner

Israelis stand still next to their cars on a highway as a two-minute siren sounds in memory of victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem. AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner

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Israelis hold a demonstration outside the German Embassy in Tel Aviv against German author Guenter Grass as they stand still during the sounding of a siren marking Israel's annual day of Holocaust remembrance. Reuters Photo/Nir Elias

Israelis hold a demonstration outside the German Embassy in Tel Aviv against German author Guenter Grass as they stand still during the sounding of a siren marking Israel's annual day of Holocaust remembrance. Reuters Photo/Nir Elias

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Israelis President Shimon Peres attends a wreath-laying ceremony during an annual ritual on Holocaust Memorial Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in memory of the six million Jews who perished, in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Pool/Ariel Schalit

Israelis President Shimon Peres attends a wreath-laying ceremony during an annual ritual on Holocaust Memorial Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in memory of the six million Jews who perished, in Jerusalem. AFP Photo/Pool/Ariel Schalit

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Israelis pause during a two-minute siren in memory of victims of the Holocaust in the market in Jerusalem. The day is one of the most solemn on Israel's calendar. AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

Israelis pause during a two-minute siren in memory of victims of the Holocaust in the market in Jerusalem. The day is one of the most solemn on Israel's calendar. AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

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