Israel offered Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla the chance to light an Independence Day torch, Ynet reported. However, Bourla said that his schedule won't allow it, and was forced to turn down the offer. Nonetheless, he will participate in the event through a video that he will record in advance. According to the report, in the video he will declare that he intends to do everything in his power so that Israel will continue to receive a supply of Pfizer's vaccines. Miri Regev was the originator of the idea of letting Bourla light the torch, Ynet reported, as part of her role as head of the minister's committee of symbols and ceremonies.Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, whose parents survived the Holocaust, will join March of the Living’s annual memorial ceremony, alongside Dr. Anthony Fauci.Bourla will recall his family’s Holocaust story. Born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece, his parents were among the 2,000 of 50,000 Jews in Thessaloniki to survive the Holocaust.