Israel begins annual Holocaust memorial day

Israeli high school students look at a model of the Warsaw Ghetto at the museum "From Holocaust to Revival" in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai near the costal town of Ashkelon, Sunday, April 7, 2013. The annual Israeli memorial day for the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust of the World War II begins at sundown Sunday. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel dedicated its annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust to mark 70 years to the Warsaw ghetto uprising, a symbol of Jewish resistance against the Nazis in World War II that resonates deeply in Israel to this day.


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