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Israel comes to standstill as sirens mark Remembrance Day

Israel paid tribute its fallen soldiers Wednesday on Remembrance Day at Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzel military cemetery in a state ceremony that commenced after a commemorative two-minute siren sounded throughout the country. Traffic and pedestrians came to a standstill during the siren at 11 a.m. to pay respect to Israel’s 23,320 soldiers and civilian victims of…