Will present Avner Shalev and three Yad Vashem employees with high state decorations

(November 13, 2005 – Jerusalem) Hungarian Foreign Minister Dr. Ferenc Somogyi and the Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Laszlo Vakonyi will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, November 14, 2005.

During his visit Dr. Somogyi will present Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, with The Commander’s Cross with the Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, as well as state decorations to three Yad Vashem employees, in recognition of Yad Vashem’s work in promoting Holocaust education and remembrance in Hungary.