The media team and Dr. Becton left GroveÂ on Monday at noon after a Jewish travel blessing delivered by Paul Klassen of Hope for Israel.
The group departed early to work with Christian Friends of Yad Vashem on the international broadcast of the ceremony for the day to remember the heroes and the martyrsÂ of the Shoah, or Holocaust.
Dr. Becton and Israel Initiative pastor Mark Jenkins will attend the official proceedings over the next two days.
The main tour group will begin theirÂ journey on Wednesday the 15th of April. Stay tuned for more updates!