It’s quite a sight once a year when Israelis stop what they’re doing for two minutes. Today is that day. It’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.
It doesn’t matter what you’re doing.
After two minutes, the world moves on.
Related: Holocaust Remembrance Day: Elie Wiesel on what makes us moral (MPR News Presents)
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.