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Visit of Senator John McCain to Yad Vashem

Senators John McCain (forefront) and Lindsey Graham study an exhibit in the Holocaust History Museum Senators John McCain (forefront) and Lindsey Graham study an exhibit in the Holocaust History Museum
Senators John McCain (right forefront) and Joe Lieberman during a visit to the Holocaust History Museum Senators John McCain (right forefront) and Joe Lieberman during a visit to the Holocaust History Museum

(March 18, 2008 - Jerusalem) Senator John McCain, accompanied by Senators Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham recently visited Yad Vashem. He toured the Holocaust History Museum and then laid a wreath in Yad Vashem's Hall of Remembrance.

At the conclusion of his visit, Senator McCain said:

"I want to thank the people who manage this incredible place for all their hard work and dedication to make a reality of remembrance of man's inhumanity to man and a remembrance to the courage and bravery and sustainability of the human spirit"

Upon exiting the Children's Memorial, McCain inscribed the following message in the the visitors' book:

"I am deeply moved. Never again. John McCain."