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Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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Education & E-Learning

The International School for Holocaust Studies

About The International School for Holocaust Studies

About The International School for Holocaust Studies

Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS), established in 1993, focuses upon – and excels in – providing quality Holocaust education to diverse audiences from Israel and across the world. More...

Teaching Units

Educational Materials

Educational Materials

The International School for Holocaust Studies produces educational materials for a variety of target populations and educational organizations in Israel and abroad. These materials are written according to our Pedagogical Philosophy, which stresses an age-appropriate, multi-disciplinary approach to Holocaust education. More...

Educational Videos

About our Educational Videos

About our Educational Videos

The International School for Holocaust Studies produces a variety of educational videos for use by teachers and learners.  The videos range from survivor testimony and historical background, to keyword explanations and pedagogical videos for teachers. In choosing the various topics, we have drawn on our experience with a global audience of teachers at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. New videos are produced every year. More...

e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators

Echoes: Hearing the Voices of the Survivors

Echoes: Hearing the Voices of the Survivors

Shalom and welcome to the 35th issue of Teaching the Legacy. Some months ago, we lost Elie Wiesel, survivor of Auschwitz, number A-7713, prolific author, Nobel laureate and the voice of many survivors. Elie Wiesel once said, “For whoever listens to a witness becomes a witness.” It is in this spirit that we present the current edition of Teaching the Legacy. Read more...