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: