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Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2009

Photos of Events

Scenes from the Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day 20/4/2009

Prime  Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gives his address at the opening ceremony of  Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

President Shimon Peres gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

President Shimon Peres gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony

IDF soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

IDF soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony

Twins Iudit Barnea and Lia Huber (nées Csengeri) light one of the six torches at the ceremony Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Twins Iudit Barnea and Lia Huber (nées Csengeri) light one of the six torches at the ceremony

Violinist David Strongin (left), playing the violin that belonged to young partisan Motteleh Schlein, and violinists Michael Feigin (center) and Mark Karlinsky perform "Eli Eli Lama Azavtani",  a melody from Psalms Chapter 22 Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Violinist David Strongin (left), playing the violin that belonged to young partisan Motteleh Schlein, and violinists Michael Feigin (center) and Mark Karlinsky perform "Eli Eli Lama Azavtani", a melody from Psalms Chapter 22

Selected pictures from previous years’ events: