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Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2010

Photos of Events

Scenes from the Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day 11/4/2010

The Opening Ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day: (from right to left) Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres, Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin and his wife, President of the Supreme Court Dorit Beinisch and her husband Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

The Opening Ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day: (from right to left) Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres, Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin and his wife, President of the Supreme Court Dorit Beinisch and her husband

Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, lights the Memorial Torch during the  ceremony Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony

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

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

Jakob Zim lights one of the six torches at the ceremony Click on the photograph to enlarge
Photograph: Yossi Ben David/Yad Vashem

Jakob Zim lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Chana Weiss 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

Chana Weiss gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Selected pictures from previous years’ events: