16 September 2008
Some 70 Mayors from around the world will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, September 17, 2008. Mayors from some 40 countries, including Albania, Belgium, Kenya, Italy, Poland, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, the United Kingdom and the United States will be among the participants.
Following are press arrangement for their visit:
8:30: Arrival and tour of the Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED to cameras
10:15: Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum - PHOTO-OP, OPEN
10:40: Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance - OPEN
10:50: Children’s Memorial - CLOSED to Cameras
11:00: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial - OPEN
Media who wish to cover the visit are requested to coordinate with the Media Relations Department: 02 644 3410/1/2.
Contact: Estee Yaari / Foreign Media Liaison / Yad Vashem