On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark arrived in Jerusalem, Israel for a one-day visit. The purpose of the crown prince’s trip is to “…participate in a memorial ceremony on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the rescue of the Danish Jews in Denmark in October 1943…” according to the Danish royal court.
This afternoon, Crown Prince Frederik held meeting with the President of Israel, Shimon Peres. Discussions focused on “…bilateral ties between Denmark and Israel and the 70th anniversary of the rescues of the Danish Jews…” Thereafter the crown prince visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum and in the evening attended a concert held at the Jerusalem Theater.
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