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Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews, Jewish students on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Secretary of State John Kerry, whose paternal grandparents were Jewish, noted his relatives who perished in the Holocaust.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem, May 4, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Israel remembers the Holocaust in national ceremony

During the ceremony, six Holocaust survivors told their stories in a prerecorded video before they lit the six torches representing the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust.

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Holocaust survivors’ welfare is a public, private and community responsibility

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