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Zionist General Council (Vaad Hapoel) to Hold its Closing Session at Yad Vashem

Session to Honor of Yad Vashems 50th Year

12 November 2003

Tomorrow, the closing session of the annual Zionist General Council (Vaad Hapoel) will be held at Yad Vashem. The session will include a tour of the campus, lectures, and a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance.

Addressing the session will be Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Prof. Szewach Weiss; Chairman of the Zionist General Council, Dr. Yitzhak Chen; and Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Sali Meridor.

The session schedule is:

2:30 PM - Closing Session of the Zionist General Council

3:00 - Special Session Marking Yad Vashem’s 50th Year

4:30 - Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance

3:45 - Visit to the Children’s Memorial