Prince Edward visits Yad Vashem

September 7, 2007 15:15

HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, visited Yad Vashem on Friday. He toured the Holocaust History Museum, visited the tree planted in honor of his grandmother Princess Alice, placed a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance and visited the Children's Memorial. Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad Vashem, and Dr. Robert Rozett, Director of the Yad Vashem Libraries accompanied the prince. Princess Alice was recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem in 1993, for rescuing the Cohen family in Greece during the Holocaust. In 1994, her son, HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh planted a tree in her honor at Yad Vashem.

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