Holocaust memorial day observance begins with ceremony at Yad Vashem

Israel's observance of Holocaust memorial day began on Wednesday evening with a ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem attended by President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. On Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m., sirens will go off around the country for two minutes, followed by official ceremonies marking the occasion. Ministers, members of the Knesset, and a delegation from the IDF and the Israel Police will participate in the annual "March of the Living" during the day in Poland.

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