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Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10. Babies in strollers or carriers will not be permitted to enter.

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“Ordinary Life” in Extraordinary Times

Reviewed by Richard I. Cohen

  1. Robert O. Paxton, Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order, 1940-1944 (New York: Alfred Knopf, 1973).
  2. See Guy Miron, “Jewish Life in Nazi Germany – A View ‘from Below’,” Yad Vashem Studies, 27 (1999), pp. 441-460.
  3. Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays, trans. Justin O’Brien (New York: Vintage, 1991), p. 6.
  4. I am of course referring to Paxton’s Vichy France and to Michael R. Marrus and Robert O. Paxton, Vichy France and the Jews (New York: Basic Books, 1981)