An IDF delegation, under the auspices of the Chief of the General Staff, Lieut. General Shaul Mofaz, departed this afternoon for Poland, in order to participate in a March in remembrance of the Holocaust victims, that will take place tomorrow, at the Birkenau extermination camp.
Upon conclusion of the march, the delegation will participate in the memorial ceremony at the site.
The Chief of the General Staff of Poland will join the march and will host during the visit the IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lieut. General Shaul Mofaz, who will remain an additional two days for work purposes.
The delegation includes many officers and soldiers from the different services and branches in the IDF.
Among those in the delegation are the Head of the IDF Technology and Logistics Branch, Maj. General Aharon Ze’evi, Maj. General Shai Avital, and the Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Brig. General Israel Weiss.
Also, according to the requests of the IDF Chief of the General Staff, IDF widows, Raya Balchasan, Hartal Gershtein, and Shuli Mualam.