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  3/22/2013, Nisan 11, 5773

Obama Places Wreath in Yad Vashem Memorial Hall


President Barack Obama of the United State visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution in Jerusalem, Friday morning. He visited the museum, accompanied by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Shim'on Peres and Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, a Holocaust survivor.

A wreath-laying ceremony was held in Yad Vashem's memorial hall, followed by the singing of the E/l Malei Rachamim memorial prayer in memory of the six million Jews who died at the hands of Nazi Germany and its supporters during World War II.