Abp. Welby at Yad Vashem

Adapted from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s website

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Chief Rabbi of the Commonwealth visited Israel’s Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, May 3.

Archbishop Justin Welby and Chief Rabbi Mirvis made the joint visit to remember and lament the tragedy of the Holocaust. Speaking at Yad Vashem, the archbishop acknowledged the history of anti-Semitism in the Church and restated his commitment to continue efforts to stop anti-Semitism.

Earlier in the day, the two leaders prayed for peace at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

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