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Remembrance

Holocaust Survivors in Israel:
60 Years Since the Establishment of the State

Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day 2008

Torchlighters 2008

Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Their wartime experiences reflect the central theme chosen by Yad Vashem for Holocaust Remembrance Day. The torches are lit during the central memorial ceremony held at Yad Vashem on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Menachem KatzMenachem Katz

Noemi ShadmiNoemi Shadmi

Zvi UngerZvi Unger

Ester Samuel-CahnEster Samuel-Cahn

Michael MaorMichael Maor

Meir BrandMeir Brand


Torchlighters Through the Years: