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Israel pauses to remember Holocaust victims, survivors (USA Today)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 01:56:12 GMT

On Israel's annual Holocaust memorial day Monday, Michal Beer slowly read the names of dozens of relatives murdered in the Nazi death camps, pausing at times to choke back tears.

Israel: Little Support for Holocaust Survivors (New York Times)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 02:28:47 GMT

Nearly a third of the estimated 260,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel are living in poverty and struggling to get state medical services or sufficient pensions, according to a report by the Holocaust Survivors? Welfare Fund. The report, timed to coincide with Holocaust Remembrance Day, was delivered to Parliament on Sunday. Hundreds of survivors, advocates and students marched outside the ...

Sirens bring Israel to halt on Holocaust Remembrance Day (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 16:12:54 GMT

Sirens wailed across Israel on Monday, bringing traffic and pedestrians to a halt, as the Jewish state marked its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Israel, Poland mark Holocaust day (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 14:44:04 GMT

Sirens sounded across Israel Monday morning, bringing life to a standstill as millions of Israelis observed a moment of silence to honor the memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

Israel PM warns against Iraq withdrawal (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 01:55:09 GMT

Australian and US troops have to leave Iraq some time but should do so in a way which maintains the reputation of the US, Israel's prime minister says.

Soros adds voice to debate over Israel lobby (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 03:39:46 GMT

The billionaire investor George Soros has added his voice to a heated but little-noticed debate over the role of Israel's powerful lobby in shaping Washington policy in a way critics say hurts U.S. national interests and stifles debate.

Israel marks Holocaust Memorial Day (UPI)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 15:20:58 GMT

Activity across Israel came to a halt for 2 minutes Monday morning as the country observed its annual Holocaust Memorial Day. Sirens rang out in every corner of the country to signal the traditional moment of silence to honor the victims of the Nazis,

Israel, Poland Mark Holocaust Day (ABC News)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 13:29:09 GMT

In Israel and at Nazi Death Camps, Millions Pay Respect to Holocaust Victims

British journos boycott Israel (AME Info)
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007 03:18:49 GMT

Britain's National Union of Journalists has voted to boycott Israeli goods in protest against last year's "savage, pre-planned attack" on Lebanon and the "slaughter of civilians" in Gaza. It compared the situation to apartheid in South Africa, and called for Britain and the UN to impose sanctions on Israel.

Lebanon seeks war reparations from Israel (Stuff)
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Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:47:21 GMT

WASHINGTON: Lebanon is preparing to go to an international tribunal to seek reparations from Israel for damage caused during last year's month-long war, the country's finance minister Jihad Azour has said.