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US Ambassador, Israeli Officials Honor Yad Vashem

American Society for Yad Vashem Marks 20 Years of Partnership

September 25, 2002

From left to right: Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate (holding certificate), Dr. Yitzchak Arad, former Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, and Eli Zborowski, Chairman of the American Society for Yad Vashem From left to right: Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate (holding certificate), Dr. Yitzchak Arad, former Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, and Eli Zborowski, Chairman of the American Society for Yad Vashem
Members of the American Society delegation participate in a guided tour of the building site of the New Museum Complex Members of the American Society delegation participate in a guided tour of the building site of the New Museum Complex
Delegation members of the American Society unveil the plaque at the dedication ceremony for the Commemorators' Path in the presence of Daniel Kurtzer, US Ambassador to Israel, and Ehud Olmert, Mayor of Jerusalem Delegation members of the American Society unveil the plaque at the dedication ceremony for the Commemorators' Path in the presence of Daniel Kurtzer, US Ambassador to Israel, and Ehud Olmert, Mayor of Jerusalem
Delegation members of the American Society cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony for the Commemorators' Path Delegation members of the American Society cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony for the Commemorators' Path

On September 25th, 2002, the American Society for Yad Vashem was honored for 20 years of partnership with Yad Vashem. An inauguration ceremony of the Commemorators' Path dedicated to the American Society was held in the presence of H.E. Mr. Daniel Kurtzer, US Ambassador to Israel and Mr. Ehud Olmert, Mayor of Jerusalem. The inauguration ceremony was followed by a special evening in the Valley of the Communities in the presence of Ms. Limor Livnat MK, Israel Education Minister.

A Certificate of Honor was awarded to the American Society for its longstanding commitment to Yad Vashem and Holocaust remembrance.