This delegation represents the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The group visited the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis and to highlight the need to end a rise in cases anti-semitism in Europe.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Your Holiness, you made statements against anti-semitism and it's a day to say that one of the ways to fight anti-semitism is through science. We represent scientific work. In this university, delegation, has people coming from all over the world, from Brazil to all countries of Europe.”
Pope Francis kept his words nice and short, thanking the group in Spanish.
"I thank you all for your visit. May God bless you.”
January 27th marks 70 years since the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated. Many events marking the tragedy are being held in Rome and other major European cities.