President, PM and top officials attend Knesset Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

Sam Sokol is the Times of Israel's political correspondent. He was previously a reporter for the Jerusalem Post, Jewish Telegraphic Agency and Haaretz. He is the author of "Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews"

President Isaac Herzog, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana, acting Supreme Court President Uzi Fogelman, Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan and other senior officials attend the Knesset’s annual “Unto Every Person There is a Name” Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Jerusalem.

Several Holocaust survivors, including the grandparents of current MKs Zvika Fogel, Almog Cohen and Boaz Toporovsky light memorial candles, after which officials will read the names of Holocaust victims.

Earlier this morning Netanyahu attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem.

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