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Prince William honours Holocaust victims on visit to Jerusalem memorial

Prince William honours Holocaust victims on visit to Jerusalem memorial

Prince William took part in a ceremony commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust, British royal honoured Holocaust victims on a visit to Jerusalem memorial on Tuesday, The Times report.

for Prince William, an official tour to the Middle East is rather busy. On Tuesday, the Duke of Cambridge arrived in Israel where his first emotional visit was to the Holocaust memorial. That is the most powerful and symbolic landmarks in Jerusalem, and Queen’s grandson marked this place with the laying of the wreath.

The memorial commemorates the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis during the Second World War. The next William’s stop was a tour of the museum called the Hall of Names, which contains nearly three million pages of testimony about victims of the Holocaust.

There is also an exhibition about the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp with artefacts collected to describe in detail how people were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the WWII.

Prince William’s tour to the Middle East

The Duke of Cambridge’s schedule is very intensive, during his Middle East tour, he will then travel to the residence of Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to Kensington Palace, the royal will be welcomed to Israel by the politician and his wife before meeting the country’s President Reuven Rivlin at PM’s residence.

Later, William will visit the city of Jaffa where he will meet young people involved in the work of two organisations focused on co-existence through football between the youngsters of different religious and ethnic communities – the Equaliser and the Peres Centre for Peace. The evening will be special, the Duke scheduled to give a speech at a reception at the residence of Britain’s Ambassador to Israel David Quarrey before returning to Jerusalem.