Yekaterinburg vows to remember and not forget

Members, International dignitaries and honorable guests, gathered yesterday in the JCC and Synagogue of the Jewish community of Yekaterinburg, Russia – to commemorate the memory of the Holocaust victims who perished during the Second World War.

During the ceremony, candles were lit in memory of the victims and the traditional ‘Yizkor’ prayer was recited by the community’s Rabbi. Special presentations were delivered by Mr. Yaakov Silin, the deputy Governor, and by Mr. Simon Spector, Chairman of the Sverdlovsk Regional Association of Former Ghetto and the Nazi camps.   

Representatives and consuls from the US, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Vietnam, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus – honored the ceremony with their attendance.[nggallery id=184]

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