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Speech by the President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation Moshe Kantor at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Jerusalem

Your majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, And dear Holocaust survivors,   I would like to begin by expressing my deepest gratitude to President Rivlin, who two years...

Address by President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“Blessed be the Lord for enabling me to be here at this day.” “What a blessing, what a gift, it is for me to be...

Address by the President of the State of Isreal Reuven Rivlin to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“On 27 January 1945, the gates of hell were opened. Auschwitz, the greatest machine of human destruction history has ever known, was liberated. The...

Speech by President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum event at Yad Vashem

Mr President, Mr Prime Minister, colleagues, friends, ladies and gentlemen, Today we are brought together at the international forum to honour the victims of the Holocaust by a shared...

Speech by Prince of Wales Charles at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Survivors of the Shoah, President Rivlin, Your Majesties, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a particular honour, although one of the most solemn kind, to be present here...

Speech by US Vice President Mike Pence at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Your Majesties, Presidents, Excellencies, honored survivors and distinguished guests: It is deeply humbling for me to stand before you today, on behalf of the...

Speech by Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem. Jerusalem

“Honored dignitaries, President Reuven Rivlin, compliments on initiating this important conference. My brothers and sisters Holocaust survivors, Righteous among the Nations. The Righteous Among the Nations who...

Speech by President of France Emmanuel Macron at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Mr President of the State of Israel, dear friend, thank you. Prime Minister, Your Majesties, Your Royal Highness, Ladies and Gentlemen, heads of state and government, Mr Chairman...

Speech by Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation, at the 5th World Holocaust Forum Launch Press Conference. Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Moshe Kantor’s address The 5th World Holocaust Forum Launch Press Conference Bet Hanassi, Jerusalem, 20 November 2019   Dear friends, Fifteen years ago, I founded the World Holocaust...

Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 24, 2018

Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament Brussels, January 24, 2018 Dear First Vice-President Mrs.McGuinness, My...

Speech by Yuli-Yoël Edelstein during the Closing Session

Good afternoon. Mr President of the Czech Republic, Mr President of Bulgaria.  I’m facing a positive problem here. We have so many distinguished guests in this audience...

Speech by Moshe Kantor during the Closing Session

Ladies and Gentlemen, In concluding our Forum I promise I’ll be brief, because everything has already been said. It was very profound and I don’t want to intrude...

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