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Prince Edward to Visit Yad Vashem Friday

05 September 2007

HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, will visit Yad Vashem on Friday, September 7, 2007. He will tour the Holocaust History Museum, visit the tree planted in honor of his grandmother Princess Alice, place a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance and visit the Children’s Memorial.


Princess Alice was recognized as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem in 1993, for rescuing the Cohen family in Greece during the Holocaust. In 1994, her son, HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh planted a tree in her honor at Yad Vashem.


Following are press arrangements for Prince Edward’s visit:


12:00: Arrival and Tour of the Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED to Cameras


12:20: Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum - Photo-Op: POOL


12:50: Visit to Princess Alice Tree: Official Photographers Only


13:00: Wreath-laying ceremony, Hall of Remembrance: OPEN


13:10: Visit to the Children’s Memorial - CLOSED to Cameras


13:15: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial - OPEN


POOL:


Foreign Press Stills: EPA


Israel Press Stills: Flash 90


Media who wish to cover the visit of Prince Edward are requested to coordinate with the Media Relations Office: 02 6443412/0.