President Obama honored four Righteous Gentiles who protected Jews from the Nazis during WWII during a speech commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Israeli Embassy in Washington.
It was the first official visit of a sitting US president to the Israeli embassy.
Israeli Ambassador to Washington Ron Dermer made the opening remarks and warmly welcomed the president.
Obama agreed that global anti-Semitism was on the rise and and declared “We are all Jews.”
Watch the day’s events here:
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