(Jerusalem – April 13, 2007) The Official Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day will take place on Sunday, April 15, at 20:00, at the Warsaw Ghetto Square, Yad Vashem. It will be broadcast live on Yad Vashem’s website, www.yadvashem.org.

The Yad Vashem website is visited by millions of people every year. In the first three months of 2007, more than 1.5 million visitors have been logged, averaging about 17,300 visits a day. In 2006, some 4.5 million visitors, from over 200 countries, explored the site (which includes the Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names) at www.yadvashem.org.

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