On April 8, 2013 a diplomat of the Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel took part at the ceremony commemorated victims of the Holocaust of European Jewry in Ashdod.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the government of Israel, the media, members of the veteran and civic organizations, school students, relatives of those killed or injured during the Holocaust. The Israeli Minister of Absorption Sofa Landver, mayor and deputy mayor of Ashdod, a diplomat of the Embassy in Israel, as well as veterans and community leaders of Ashdod made speeches to the audience.
All the speakers remembered about the six million victims of the Holocaust and called to preserve the memory of the terrible trials of European Jewry during the Second World War. The representative of the Embassy of Ukraine stressed that the pain of the Jewish people was close and clear for Ukrainian people, because during their history Ukrainians had a lot of suffering too.