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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-18:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
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Teaching the Holocaust through Literature

  1. Primo Levi, The Reawakening, Collier Books, New York 1987, trans. from the Italian: Stuart Woolf.
  2. Ida Fink, “The Shelter”, A Scrap of Time, Northwestern University Press, 1995, trans. from the Polish: Francine Prose and Madeline Levine. Permission to reprint the excerpt has been granted by Writers House, LLC on behalf of the Proprietors.
  3. From Songs of the Ghettos, Ghetto Fighter’s House, Israel, 1998, p. 21.