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Soldiers among visitors to Holocaust museum ahead of Remembrance Day(10 images)

Israeli soldiers are among visitors to Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem on Sunday. The museum commemorates the genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II. International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed on Thursday, marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945.

Visitors look at exhibits commemorating the genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War II at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem on Sunday. International Holocaust Remembrance Day will be observed on Thursday, marking the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Israeli soldiers visit the exhibits. International Holocaust Remembrance Day will be observed in Israel with 2 minutes of silence at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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The yellow stars worn by Jews are displayed in Yad Vashem. During the 2 minutes of silence, all of Israel comes to a standstill to honor the Jewish victims of the Nazis. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Israeli border police look at the exhibits. Army bases, schools, and government buildings will all hold ceremonies on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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