During his historic visit to the Holy Land, Prince William paid tribute to those murdered during the Holocaust at Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial.
Stand for Israel Blog - Holocaust
On Yom HaShoah, life came to a standstill in the Holy Land when drivers and pedestrians stopped for a moment of silence to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.
At 10am sirens sounded across the Holy Land, kicking off the Yom HaShoah observance to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.
While 6,000,000 Jews were murdered by the Nazis, some of the few remaining survivors who were able to resist Hitler's evil regime look back at this dark chapter in history.
Figures recently released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics show there are still fewer Jews around the world than in 1939, with most living in Israel and the United States.