“Hatred of all kinds is a malignant disease that dismantles peoples and countries, and no democracy and no society is immune to that.”

Politics aside as 50 world leaders attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

The event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Anti-Semitism,” marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi-run Auschwitz concentration camp. It was the Jewish state’s largest-ever diplomatic gathering.