Pence & World Leaders : Israel

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Pence Joins World Leaders at Israel's Commemoration of Auschwitz Liberation

US Vice President Mike Pence joins nearly 50 world leaders attending the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Allies' liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp at the end of the Second World War. More than one million people, most of them Jewish, died at the camp in German-occupied Poland during the Holocaust as part of the Nazis' campaign to exterminate Jews. The gathering at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial comes amid a rise in tensions with Iran and an increase in anti-Semitism in both Europe and the United States.