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Friends of Yad Vashem at the 2013 Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day Events

  • George Cohon former Israeli Bonds president in Canada and family together with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird
  • Max Glassman longstanding friend and benefactor of Yad Vashem from Canada
  • Jordi Cruyff, Tom Yonai, Domingo Marin and Pop Pascal of Maccabi Tel Aviv with Shaya Ben Yehuda, Managing Director International Relations Division Yad Vashem
  • Maxi Librati, a long standing friend of Yad Vashem from France together with his family
  • Jean-Pierre Levy, long standing friend of Yad Vashem, France
  • French and Dutch Friends of Yad Vashem
  • Joop Levy Chairman of Yad Vashem Society, Netherlands
  • Dmitri Smetanitch from Russia, one of Yad Vashem's major donors
  • Rose Landschafft a long term German supporter of Yad Vashem
  • Members of the board of Austrian Friends of Yad Vashem
  • Pastor Mark and Mrs. Teresa Jenkins from the United States came and brought a group to the ceremony
  • Friends and supporters of Yad Vashem from Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein
  • Jean-Pierre Levy, long standing friend of Yad Vashem, France, Bernard Emsellem, General Director SNCF, France, Miry Gross French and Benelux Desk, Yad Vashem and Jean-Pierre Gauzi of French Friends of Yad Vashem
  • Mark Moskowitz (left), member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the American Society for Yad Vashem, 
laid a wreath on behalf of the Society with his brother Dan Moskowitz (right) and niece Deena Moskowitz (second from right) during the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square the morning of Yom Hashoah 2013, following the siren and moment of silence commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. His mother survivor Rose Moskowitz (second from left) and sister-in-law Wendy Moskowitz (center) were also in attendance
  • Max and Gianna Glassman longstanding friends of Yad Vashem from Canada
  • The Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Liechtenstein laid a wreath during the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square commemorating the victims of the Holocaust
  • The Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Austria laid a wreath during the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square commemorating the victims of the Holocaust
  • Prof. Wolfgang Engels laid a wreath for the German Society of Yad Vashem during the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square commemorating the victims of the Holocaust
  • The Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Switzerland laid a wreath during the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square commemorating the victims of the Holocaust
  • Maxi Librati and Jean-Pierre Levy, long standing friends of Yad Vashem, France
  • Bernard Emsellem, General Director SNCF, France
  • Jean Raphael Hirsch Chairman of Yad Vashem Society, and Jean-Pierre Gauzi of French Friends of Yad Vashem, France
  • Joop Levy Chairman of Yad Vashem Society, Netherlands
  • Nicole Guedj, President of France-Israel Foundation and Shlomo Selinger
  • Thierry Vincon, President of the French Mayors Delegation and Mayor of St. Amand Montrono and Anne Brezillon Deputy Mayor or Bordeaux
  • ICEJ (International Christian Embassy Jerusalem) Executive Director Dr. Juergen Buehler accompanied by the International Director Rev. Juha Ketola laid a wreath in the ceremony on behalf of their global organization and the Christians Friends of Yad Vashem worldwide
  • The First Nations of Canada delegation with Rev. Raymond and Jean McLean and James and Gloria Walker came to Israel specifically to lay a wreath
  • Love Never Fails and Hatikva, UK-based ministries laid a wreath on behalf of British Christians who love Israel. Rosie Ross and Pamela Thomas laid the wreath
  • Holocaust survivor Herman Kahan and Mrs. Rita Kent laid a wreath on behalf of Yad Vashem's Friends in Norway
  • Tobias Rawett laid a wreath on behalf of the Swedish Holocaust Survivors Association accompanied by Mr. George Citrom
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