Israel commemorates Holocaust victims

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 25, 2006 06:32

Israel's leaders were scheduled to participate in the national laying of the wreaths ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day. The ceremony will begin immediately following a two-minute siren that will be sounded throughout the country. Hundreds of names of Holocaust survivors will be read in the Knesset plenum as part of the Every Person has a Name program. The central memorial event will take place at 1 p.m. at Yad Vashem.


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