Yad Vashem marks worldwide commemoration

28.01.2013                      17.Schwat. 5773

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Yad Vashem marks worldwide commemoration

"Gathering the Fragments" brings in collection of personal items at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.

Behind Elana Karniel a display case is bolted to the wall, a faded and yellowed map of her journeys as a young refugee that is on exhibit behind protective glass. Karniel, who was six years old when the Nazis invaded her hometown of Warsaw in September 1939, stood inside the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem yesterday and mused about why she had decided to donate this item….