Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2013
Defiance and Rebellion during the Holocaust
70 Years Since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Program of Events at Yad Vashem
|The Eve of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, Sunday, 07/04/2013|
|20:00||The opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, in the presence of the President, the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the Knesset, and the President of the Supreme Court, and with the participation of 2500 Holocaust survivors, public figures and youth, Warsaw Ghetto Square.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on television and the radio.
Admission to the opening ceremony is by invitation only.
|Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, Monday, 08/04/2013|
|10:02||Wreath-laying ceremony with the participation of the President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the Knesset, President of the Supreme Court, Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Chairman of the World Zionist Organization, Chief of the General Staff, Chief of Police, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Mayor of Jerusalem, representatives of survivor and fighter organizations and delegations from all over the country and from abroad, Warsaw Ghetto Square|
|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 at the Knesset, under the auspices of Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein|
|13:00||Main memorial ceremony, Hall of Remembrance|
|13:30||Memorial ceremony for the Association of Hungarian Jews in Israel, Synagogue|
|17:30||Ceremony for youth movements, in the presence of the Minister of Education, and in cooperation with the Ministry of Education’s Youth and Social Administration and Youth Movement Council, Valley of the Communities|
From 10:30: The Visual Center at Yad Vashem, where testimonies and Holocaust-related films can be researched and viewed at personal computer stations, will be open to the public
Monday, 8 April 2013
Throughout the day, the school will be running educational activities for groups from Israel and abroad, including meetings with survivors, tours, plays, creative workshops, and theater and musical performances.
For more details: Tel 02-6443773
On Remembrance Day Eve, Sunday, 7 April 2013, Yad Vashem will be open to the public until 12:00 only.
At 17:30, invitees to the opening ceremony will be admitted to the site.
On Remembrance Day, Monday, 8 April 2013, Yad Vashem will be open to the public from 8:00 until 20:00.
The Children’s Memorial will open at 10:30
Private vehicles will not be admitted to Yad Vashem on Remembrance Day Eve or on Remembrance Day itself.
Parking facilities are available on Mt. Herzl.
Transportation from Mt. Herzl to Yad Vashem and back will be available to the public for all Remembrance Day events.
Exhibitions at Yad Vashem
Gathering the Fragments
Behind the Scenes
New Exhibition at the entrance to the library
“With Me Here Are Six Million Accusers”
50 Years Since the Eichmann Trial in Jerusalem
Special events taking place in cooperation with Yad Vashem:
Monday, 8 April 2013
Assembly of the “Generation to Generation—Bearers of the Holocaust and Heroism Legacy” organization
Tzavta Hall, Tel Aviv
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 02-6443822