Yisrael Meir Lau, Israel’s former chief rabbi and a Holocaust survivor, addresses Obama, recalling Jews being liberated from concentration camps by US troops in 1945.
He said the troops delivered them not just from slavery to freedom, but from death to life.
Lau says Israel appreciates Obama’s friendship and support, and expresses faith that with Obama’s help “great days” are ahead.
With that, Obama’s visit to Yad Vashem is over. He now proceeds to a final meeting with Netanyahu at the King David Hotel.