24th January 2012. On the eve of the International Holocaust Day a commemorative evening in the House of Cinema was organized by the Israeli embassy in Moscow and Fund the Center Holocaust, It was opened by the Israeli ambassador, followed by a prayer for the deceased and the 83rd Psalm by high religious representatives. The ceremony was also attended by the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov and the Board of Fund and Center "Holocaust" Alla Gerber and Ilya Altman as well as by the winners of the 10th Holocaust competition.
The Israelian filmmaker Boris Mafzir presented his film "On the path of forgotten remembrance" about the Yad
Vashem Shoah victims Names Recovery Project to collect the names of murdered Jews. The
Secretary General of the Euro-Asian
Jewish Congress (EAEK) Prof. Mikhail Chlenov stated at this occasion "For
us it is absolutely essential that in