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President of Germany at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

28 May 2012

The President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, and Ms. Daniela Schadt, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, May 29, 2012. Accompanied by Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad Vashem, they will tour the Holocaust History Museum, including the Hall of Names, participate in a Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, and visit the Children’s Memorial, before signing the Yad Vashem Guest Book. They will then visit the Yad Vashem Archives with Archives Director Dr. Haim Gertner.

Following are media arrangements for the visit:

 Arrival and tour of the Holocaust History Museum: CLOSED to Cameras

 Hall of Names, with President Shimon Peres: PHOTO-OP: POOL

 Hall of Remembrance, Memorial Ceremony, with President Peres: OPEN  Children’s Memorial: CLOSED

 Guest Book, brief remarks: OPEN

 Archives: POOL

Media who wish to cover the visit must arrive at the HALL OF REMEMBRANCE by 10:30, with a valid GPO card. RSVP: 02 644 3410, media.relations@yadvashem.org.il

HALL OF NAMES POOL: AFP, Flash 90, ZDF

ARCHIVES POOL: DPA, ZDF