International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

On January 26, the online commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day was held, organized by the Mashmaut Center and the Municipality of Kiryat Motzkin.

The event was attended, among others, by the Minister of Diaspora Affairs of the State of Israel, Dr. Nachman Shai, and Charge d’Affair of the Republic of Poland in the State of Israel, Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska. The Warsaw Ghetto Museum was represented by Director Albert Stankowski.

19:00 – 19:15 Opening Remarks:

Moderator: Dr. Lea Ganor, Director Mashmaut Center
Mayor, Kiryat Motzkin Mr. Haim Zuri
Minister of Diaspora Affairs State of Israel, Dr. Nachman Shai
Chargé affairs of the Republic of Poland in the State of Israel –  Mrs. Katarzyna Rybka-Iwonska

19:15 – 19:50 Speakers from twin cities and partners:

Mr. Wilhelm Schneider, Landkreis Haßberge, Germany
Mr. Andrzej Romańczuk, Strosta Powiet Wlodawa, Poland
Mr. Wiesław Muszyński, Mayor of Wlodawa, Poland
Dr. Attila Ulrich, Deputy Mayor of Nyíregyháza & Dr. Zoltán Holmár City of Nyíregyháza, Hungary
Mr. Andrzej Pietrasik, Mayor of Plonsk, Poland
Mrs. Renata Surma, Mayor of Bystrzyca Kłodzka, Poland
Mr. Albert  Stankowski  Director Museum Ghetto Warsaw, Poland

19:50 – 20:10 Personal Testimony – “I was there” Mrs. Miriam Harel , Holocaust survivor from Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz

20:10  –  20:25 Open Discussion

20:25 –  20:30 Event Closing