Holocaust Remembrance Day

Watch live as the President of the State of Israel and the Prime Minister, dignitaries, survivors, children of survivors and their families, together with the general public mark the start of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day in Israel.

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Israel marked Yom Hashoah, its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday in memory of the six million Jews murdered by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II.

Son of Saul

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum has kicked off its annual remembrance ceremonies with a special screening of the Oscar-winning film "Son of Saul," acknowledging the unique role movies play in maintaining the memory of the Holocaust.