the attitude we have to memorial days here is beautiful - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 07.04.13 | 17:20 (IDT)

    Whilst Yom Hashoa and Yom Hazikaron might be very sad days it is lovely the way people care enough to drop everything and stand for the two minute silence. How many other countries are there when even on the major highways when the siren rings people switch off their engines and get out the car to stand. I remember being on a bus to Jerusalem once and the siren rang bus stopped and anybody who chose to was allowed to get out and the rest stood in the isles.

    from the article: Ideological timing: How Israel scheduled its remembrance of the Holocaust
    First published 07:54 07.04.13 | Last updated 07:54 07.04.13
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