Jerusalem (ots/PRNewswire) - - With Photo.
The UK Members of the EU Parliament Paul Nuttall & Roger Helmer visit the FOZ museum and declare: "After a visit at the FOZ museum, we became supporters of Israel"
Dignitaries from around the world attending the First International Jerusalem Leaders' Summit came for a visit at the new Friends of Zion Museum [http://www.fozmuseum.com] in the heart of Jerusalem.
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The honoured guests toured the museum and learned about the unique history of the Friends of Zion in the last 200 years. Witnessing the stories of the brave individuals who took a stand and supported the Jewish people, at times risking their own lives and ultimately planting the seeds towards the formation of Israel.
The museum opened last month in a festive ceremony in the presence of former president Shimon Peres and Chairman of the board of international friends, Yossi Peled.
Among the attendees were UK Members of the EU Parliament Paul Nuttall & Roger Helmer. Other European delegates attending Mischaël Modrikamen, president of the People's Party, Belgium and Yasmine Dehaene, and Executive Director for the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe. Also among the delegation's visitors: Maurice McTigue, QSO, Former Cabinet Minister New Zealand, Becky Norton Dunlop, VP of the Heritage Foundation and Former Director of the White House Cabinet as well as Sanford M. Saunders of Greenberg, Traurig from Washington, DC.
The honoured guests also watched exhibits delivered via some of the most impressive technology in the world, including three-dimensional projection mapping on unique sculptures and complex Rotoscope animations that bring live-action video footage into a painted media.
They learned the about the contributions of Friends of Zion such as US President Harry Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, US president's forefather, Prof. George W. Bush, Orde Wingate, and righteous among nations such as Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg and the Ten Boom family, who risked their lives to save Jews persecuted throughout the world. The museum is the brainchild of thousands of people who love Israel, of all denominations, and its purpose is to bring people closer and cultivate friendships between religions.
The UK Members of the EU Parliament Paul Nuttall & Roger Helmer stated after their visit that : "After a visit at the FOZ museum, we have now become supporters of Israel and messengers on a mission to spread the word about this country everywhere."
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The museum's address: The Friends of Zion Museum, 20 Yosef Rivlin Street (near the Cats' Square) in Jerusalem. The museum is open to visitors by appointment, through the museum's website: http://www.fozmuseum.com or firstname.lastname@example.org , +972-2-5329400