President Rivlin’s remarks at the central ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, held at Yad Vashem
President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin , Thursday 23 January / 26 Tevet, spoke at the central ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, held at Yad Vashem.
For the first time in history, over 40 global leaders gathered for an official dinner hosted by President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin tonight, Wednesday 22 January / 25 Tevet, at Beit HaNasi in honor of the World Holocaust Forum. President Rivlin, the official host of the events delivered remarks tonight, as did HM King Felipe VI of Spain and Israel Prize laureate Prof Yehuda Bauer. Among the honored guests were the President of France, the President of Germany, the President of Italy and many others. Among the Israeli dignitaries were the Prime Minister, the Foreign Minister, the Chairman of the World Holocaust Forum, the Chairman of Yad Vashem, Rabbi Yisrael Lau, Benny Gantz, the Speaker of the Knesset, the IDF Chief of Staff, the President of the Supreme Court and the Mayor of Jerusalem.