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Visiting Info
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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Remembrance

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

About Holocaust Remembrance Day

About Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah in Hebrew) is a national day of commemoration in Israel, on which the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust are memorialized. It is a solemn day, beginning at sunset on the 27th of the month of Nisan and ending the following evening, according to the traditional Jewish custom of marking a day. More...

Help Recover Names of Holocaust Victims

Submit the names of Holocaust victims to Yad Vashem's Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names to ensure that they will be remembered for generations to come. To date the Names Database documents the names and biographical details of 4.6 million victims of the Holocaust. Nearly 1.5 million names remain unknown and time is running out!

The Valley of the Communities at Yad Vashem

The Valley of the Communities in Yad Vashem is a massive 2.5 acre monument literally dug out of natural bedrock. Over 5000 names of communities are engraved on the stone walls in the Valley of the Communities. Each name recalls a Jewish community which existed for hundreds of years. Today, in most cases, nothing remains but the name.