New Head of Yad Vashem Announced #israel #holocaust #announcements #records

Jan Meisels Allen


Dani Dayan, former Counsel-General of Israel was announced to be the next chairman of Yad Vashem.


When the appointment becomes official, Dayan will replace Avner Shalev, who has held the position for 27 years. The sensitive post has been vacant due to challenges in appointing a new chairman. Dayan is a former member of the Yad Vashem Council.

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Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee