Chairman of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev greets Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature Nadine Gordimer during her recent visit to Yad Vashem.
President of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr. Danilo Turk, guided by Director of the Yad Vashem Libraries Dr. Robert Rozett, visits the Holocaust History Musuem
President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaoré, guided by Yad Vashem Guide Nannie Beekman, tours the Holocaust History Museum
President of UN General Assembly Srgjan Kerim of Macedonia views the Hall of Names during his visit to Yad Vashem
The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Speaker of the Knesset Dalia Itzik lay a wreath in a memorial service in the Hall of Remembrance during a visit to Yad Vashem
Oscar Award-winning actor Jon Voight, here to salute Israel for its 60th birthday, welcomed Chabad's Children of Chernobyl's (CCOC) 80th rescue mission airlifting 36 children from irradiated regions in Belarus and Ukraine to Israel. Pictured here on a gui
Businesswoman Ivanka Trump signs the Visitors’ Book upon exiting the Children’s Memorial at Yad Vashem
14 May 2008
As part of the worldwide attention Israel is receiving for its 60th anniversary celebrations, a wide-range of dignitaries, politicians, authors, actors and VIPs visited Yad Vashem during the second week of May. Among them were the Presidents of Rwanda, Albania, Slovenia, Mongolia and Burkina Faso, and the President of UN General Assembly, each of whom came to Yad Vashem with their respective delegations. US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, author and Nobel Prize Laureate Nadine Gordimer, actor John Voight, and businesswoman and model Ivanka Trump were among the other special visitors recently at Yad Vashem.