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Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day, 11-12 April 2010

8 April 2010

The central theme for this years Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day is the Voice of the Survivors who in their daily activities and creative endeavors honor the victims and strive to safeguard their memory for coming generations.

The official opening ceremony will take place on Sunday April 11, 2010 at 20:00, at Warsaw Ghetto Square, Yad Vashem. It will be carried live on Channels 1, 2, 10, and 33 and on Kol Israel and Galei Zahal radio.

Yad Vashem will be closed to the public from 12 noon on April 11, and re-open on Monday, April 12 at 8:00 a.m.

Click here for 3-page release for information on Holocaust Remembrance Day events and press accessibility.