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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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Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper Visits Yad Vashem

21 January 2014

 

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper tours the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem on 21 January 2014, guided by Yad Vashem's Chairman of the Directorate Avner Shalev.

From left to right: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem and Yad Vashem Pillar Joseph Gottdenker, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, Mrs. Laureen Harper, Mrs. Sara Netanyahu, and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

On 21 January 2014, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper visited the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem.

Taking a moment of reflection in the Hall of Names are (from left to right) Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Mrs. Laureen Harper, Mrs. Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem and yad Vashem Pillar Joseph Gottdenker, and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

On 4 June 2012, Lily Safra (center), Yad Vashem Benefactor and Chairwoman of the Edmond J. Safra Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper lays a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem on 21 January 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper walks with Vice-Chair of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem and Yad Vashem Pillar Joseph Gottdenker during his visit to Yad Vashem on 21 January 2014

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper chats with Vice-Chair of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem and Yad Vashem Pillar Joseph Gottdenker during his visit to Yad Vashem on 21 January 2014

After exiting the Children's Memorial, Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets Canadian friends of Yad Vashem.

From left to right: Board member of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem, Faye Minuk, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, Managing Director of the International Relations Division Shaya Ben Yehuda, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, friend and supporter of the Canadian Society Honey Sherman, Mrs. Sara Netanyahu, Executive Director of the Canadian Society Yaron Ashkenazi, friend of supporter of the Canadian Society Julia Koschitzky, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, friend and supporter of the Canadian Society Sara Zagdanski, friend of the Canadian Society Israel Schwartz, Board member of the Canadian Society Barry Zagdanski, friend and supporter of the Canadian Society David Posluns, Vice-Chair of the Canadian Society and Yad Vashem Pillar Joe Gottdenker, and Mrs. Laureen Harper