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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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A Survivor Recovers the Boy He Was

Itamar Yaos-Kest Meets Peter Kest… Again

Jackie Metzger
  1. The following was written by Itamar Yaos-Kest in Hebrew as an introduction to a collection of poems written by the child Peter Kest as he experienced the Holocaust (Itamar Yaos-Kest: Al Kaf-Yado Shel Choref, published by Eked and Yad Vashem, Israel 2006, p. 7-13, translated by Jackie Metzger).