- Published: 08.05.2016.
Victory Day marked in Israel
On 8 May 2016 the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia, among other allied countries from World War II, attended a state ceremony marking Victory Day in Israel – the day of the allies" victory over fascism, at the Memorial Centre Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. In Israel, Victory Day is dedicated to the memory of 1,5 million Jewish soldiers, who joined the resistance moevement and fought in the World War II. At the ceremony, along with the WWII Jewish veterans, the audience was addressed by Minister of Immigration and Integration Ze"ev Elkin, Deputy Speaker of the Knesset Tali Ploskov and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev. All the embassies participated in the wreath laying ceremony at the Memorial to Jewish Soldiers in Yad Vashem. Ms. Tina Krce, Minister Counsellor, laid a wreath on behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia.