Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

CP Guest Contributor

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: Reflections From a Rabbi

Israel and Jewish communities worldwide remember the Holocaust beginning at sundown Wednesday on Yom Ha'Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. For two minutes throughout Israel, sirens sound, and the entire country comes to a standstill – all work comes to a halt, people walking down the street stop in their tracks, and cars stop in the road, their drivers exiting to stand in silent remembrance.