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Events on Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day, Monday, April 16, 2007

11 April 2007
10:00 Siren
10:02 Wreath-laying ceremony with the participation of Israel’s Acting President, Prime Minister, President of the Supreme Court, Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Chief of General Staff, Chief of Police, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Mayor of Jerusalem, public figures, representatives of survivor organizations, soldiers, school children and delegations from throughout the country—Warsaw Ghetto Square

8:30 – 15:00 Meetings with survivors, multimedia workshops, special tours, creative activities and more, for over 1,000 students. —International School for Holocaust Studies

10:30 – 12:30 “Unto Every Person There is a Name” Recitation of Holocaust victims’ names by members of the public—Hall of Remembrance

11:00 “Unto Every Person There is a Name” Recitation of Holocaust victims’ names in the presence of the Speaker of the Knesset, heads of state and public figures—Knesset

10:30 – 17:30 Screening of Holocaust-related films. Three documentary films will be shown: Volevo Solo Vivere, The Cemetery Club, and Nina’s Journey. The screening of The Cemetery Club will be followed by a dialogue with the director and the film’s two protagonists. Subsequent to showing Nina’s Journey, Aharon Feuerstein, Screenwriter and Lecturer will lead a discussion group on “Cinematic Challenges: The Holocaust in Feature Films.”—Visual Center

13:00 Main memorial ceremony—Hall of Remembrance

15:00
Memorial ceremony for Hungarian Jews murdered in the Holocaust—Valley of the Communities

16:00
Memorial ceremony for former members of the Jewish Resistance in France —Auditorium

17:30 Ceremony for youth movements with the participation of hundreds of youth and Holocaust survivors, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education’s Youth and Social Administration, Youth Movement Council, Center of Organizations of Holocaust Survivors in Israel, and the “Generation to Generation—Bearers of the Holocaust and Heroism Legacy” organization, in the presence of Shmuel Aboav, Director General of the Ministry of Education and Avner Shalev, Yad Vashem Chairman, Singer Subliminal and violinist Miri Ben-Ari, and the Youth Movement Choir, conducted by Adi Ron. Masters of Ceremony: Ido Mussari and Lucy Dubinchik —Warsaw Ghetto Square

19:30 “Muzika—Youth Touch Songs of the Shoah,”—the conclusion of a project of the International
School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. The program includes dramatic, musical and visual arts
pieces created by young artists—The Lab (Ha’mabada), Jerusalem (entrance by invitation only).
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16:00 “In Memory” Concert in cooperation with Yad Vashem, the Targ Music Center and Beit Terezin, with the participation of the Beit Terezin Ensemble. Entrance is free of charge, for details, tel: 02-6414250.
19:00 “Finding the Strength” Assembly of the “Generation to Generation—Bearers of the Holocaust and Heroism Legacy” organization—Beit Wolyn, 10 Rehov Korazin, Givatayim. For registration and details: dorot_hemshech@walla.com, tel: 02-6443415