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Ceremony Honoring Twenty Three Righteous Among the Nations in Hungary

Yosef Lapid and Israeli ambassador present the award to relative of Sandor KaufmannYosef Lapid and Israeli ambassador present the award to relative of Sandor Kaufmann
300 guests attended the ceremony300 guests attended the ceremony

On January 28, 2008, medals and certificates of honor were presented in Budapest to the relatives of twenty three Righteous Among the Nations from Hungary. The ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Center of Budapest was attended by Hungary's President, Laszlo Solyom, Yosef (Tommy) Lapid, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, high ranking Hungarian officials, representatives of the Churches, the Jewish community and families of the rescuers and rescued. The ceremony was preceeded by a memorial service - representatives of the Zionist youth movements in Hungary lit 6 candles in memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust.