Tuesday: Knesset marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Knesset will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Tuesday. The day`s main event will be held in Dov Shilansky Auditorium in the presence of Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Tali Ploskov (Kulanu), other MKs and Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Petrovich Shein.

During the event, which will begin at 2 pm, director Boris Maftsir`s film ”Holocaust. The Eastern Front” will be screened for the first time. The movie deals with the Nazi crimes that took place in the Soviet Union territories.

At 4 pm a special plenary sitting will be held in on honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Throughout the day, the various Knesset committees will discuss issues related to the Holocaust.