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Friends of Yad Vashem at the 2014 Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day Events

  • Yad Vashem Benefactors Jan and Rick Cohen (left) and Yad Vashem Supporter, Second Generation Benjamin Warren (right) with Chairman of the Directorate of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev (second from right) at the State opening ceremony
  • Yad Vashem Benefactor Mark Moskowitz (second from right), and his mother Holocaust Survivor Rose Moskowitz (fifth from left) attended the State opening ceremony with family members sister Sonia (second from left), Michael (left) and Kate (third from left) Gordon with Yad Vashem’s Managing Director of International Relations Shaya Ben Yehuda (fourth from left), niece Deena Moskowitz (fourth from right), Yuval Hadadi (third from right), and Tali (fifth from right) and Gila Sieradski (right)
  • Yad Vashem Legacy Circle Members and Holocaust Survivor Peter Vagi (second from left) and his wife Dr. Arlene Frank (right) at the State opening ceremony with Shaya Ben Yehuda (second from right) and Yad Vashem’s U.S. Donor Affairs Liaison Jackie Frankel (left)
  • Holocaust survivor Andrew Burian (second from right); his son and daughter-in-law Lawrence (right) and Adina (center) Burian, and Adina’s niece Atara Burian (second from left) at the State opening ceremony with Shaya Ben Yehuda (left)
  • Yad Vashem Builder Hanna Rubinstein (center) and her nephew Ophir (left) with Yad Vashem’s Deputy Managing Director of International Relations Sari Granitza (right)
  • Ishay Zalmanovitz (right) with his father Chaim (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (center)
  • Second Generation Stephen Grynberg (right) with Rabbi Daniel Landes (left) at Yad Vashem's State opening ceremony
  • Next Generation Jessica Rosenthal (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (right) at the State opening ceremony
  • Moti Kahana (center) and his brother Steve Tal–Or (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (right) at the State opening ceremony
  • David Lander (left) and Jeffrey Kahn (center) with Sari Granitza (right) at the State opening ceremony
  • Second Generation Beverly (center) and Michael (left) Rosenbaum with Jackie Frankel (right) at the State opening ceremony
  • Chana Rinat (center), Secretary General of the Foundation, Stichting Collectieve Marorgelden Israel, and her spouse Marco Rinat (right), both Holocaust survivors from the Netherlands, participated in the State opening ceremony with Development and Projects Officer, Diaspora Affairs Desk, Dina Maslova
  • Mr.Abraham and Mrs Camila Anidjar-Spain (first and second left) were joined by their daughter Estrella Schuldenfrei (first right) and Perla Hazan, Director of the Latin-American, Spain, Portugal and Miami Spanish Speaking Desk
  • Tim and Martha King, long-term friends of Yad Vashem at the State opening ceremony with Dr. Susanna Kokkonen
  • Jenny Wengrowsky Samet and Simcha Samet participated in the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem
  • From left to right : Jean-Pierre Gauzi, Laetizia Comporti, Cecile Gauzi, Gianni Comporti, Willy Fazel, Marco Comporti, Director French Speaking Countries and Benelux Desk Miry Gross, Carlo Comporti, Lida Klarsfeld, Maxi Librati, Patricia Fazel, David Fazel, Laura Rusk, Helena Litwak Rusk, David Litwak, Thierry Librati
  • From left to right: Pierre Osowiechi, Jean-Pierre Gauzi, Miry Gross, Cecile Gauzi
  • Yad Vashem Benefactors Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman with Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev at the State opening ceremony
  • Lea and Harvey Teller prior to the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem
  • Members of the Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Liechtenstein including Dr. Peter Wolf, Dr. Peter and Renate Marxer, Dr. Florian Marxer, and Holocaust survivor Mrs. Irith Wiznitzer, at the State opening ceremony
  • Participants from the Amlat Seminar from Argentina, Costa Rica, Miami, Spain and Venezuela during the State opening ceremony
  • Sir Ian and Lady Carmel Gainsford at the State opening ceremony
  • Yad Vashem Benefactor Rose Landschaft and Thomas Kalowski (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda and Sari Granitza
  • Dr. Wolfgang Engels and Ms. Helgard Grave with Shaya Ben Yehuda at the State opening ceremony
  • From left to right: Dr. Peter Wolf, Director of German-Speaking Countries Desk Arik Rav-On, Dr. Florian and Renate Marxer, and Dr. Peter Marxer
  • Soldiers stand during the ceremony
  • Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau lights the torch at the State opening ceremony
  • President of Israel, Shimon Peres speaks at the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem
  • Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the State opening ceremony
  • The 6 Torchlighters – Holocaust survivors accompanied by their grandchildren
  • President Shimon Peres at the Wreath Laying ceremony
  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath
  • The Finnish Minister of Interior Ms. Päivi Räsänen laying a wreath on behalf of the State of Finland. Her visit to Israel was coordinated to coincide with the Yom HaShoah ceremonies at Yad Vashem
  • Dr. Juergen Buehler and Rev. Juha Ketola laying a wreath on behalf of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem
  • Anne Heelis and Rosie Ross laying a wreath on behalf of British Christians who love Israel
  • From left to right: Mr. Larry Wheeler, Author Joel Rosenberg, Ross Milby, Johnie Moore of the Liberty University, Pastor Mark Jenkins and Mrs. Terrie Jenkins and Dr. Ed Hindsen with their hostess Dr. Susanna Kokkonen
  • Dr. Wolfgang Engels and Dr. Peter Wolf at the Wreath Laying ceremony
  • Marienschwesternschaft sister Gratia and sister Eugenia of Beth Avraham Jerusalem laying the wreath
  • Jean-Pierre Gauzi and Pierre Osowiechi laying wreaths
  • Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman representing the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem
  • Chaim Ferster, a Holocaust survivor with his sons Jonathan, Yad Vashem donor and representative in Manchester, Stuart and Warren at the Wreath Laying ceremony
  • Yad Vashem Benefactor Mark Moskowitz (left) laid a wreath on behalf of the American Society for Yad Vashem with family members sister Sonia (second from right) and Michael (right) Gordon and also present were his mother Holocaust Survivor Rose Moskowitz (center) and Kate Gordon (second from left) for the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square
  • American Society for Yad Vashem Young Leadership Associates and Third Generation Justin Pines (left) and Tali Goldberg (right) at Yad Vashem on Yom Hashoah 2014 in the Square of Hope
  • Yad Vashem Legacy Circle Members and Holocaust Survivor Peter Vagi and his wife Dr. Arlene Frank (left) lit the eternal flame, and Holocaust survivor Andrew Burian (fourth from right) recited Kaddish during the Memorial Ceremony in Yad Vashem's Hall of Remembrance
  • Dr. Daniel Rafecas, Mrs Graciela Spangenthal and Mr. Roberto Spangenthal laying a wreath in representation of Argentina participants of the Amlat Seminar
  • Mr Ezra Lewinson and Mr. Salomón Sadi laying a wreath on behalf of the Mexican  Association for Yad Vashem
  • Mrs Isabel Marsans laying a wreath on behalf of Yad Vashem Spain
  • Mrs Ruth Polishuk-Vainer and Mr. Billy Vainer laying a wreath on behalf of Yad Vashem Costa Rica
  • Mrs Lotty Vainrub and Mrs Rosita Szarf laying a wreath on behalf of Miami Latin-American Friends of Yad Vashem
  • Wreaths in the Warsaw Ghetto Square after the ceremony
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