05 March 2017
The Governor of New York Andrew M. Cuomo visited Yad Vashem on 5 March. The Governor toured the Holocaust History Museum, participated in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance in the presence of Israel's President H.E. Mr. Reuven Rivlin and visited the Children’s Memorial.
During a short joint statement, Governor Cuomo remarked: "Yad Vashem... is a living lesson of what the Jewish people went through and what this world allowed them to go through."