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Visiting Info
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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Brooch that Berta Akselrad received from her mother before they parted

After the outbreak of war eight-year-old Berta was sent by her parents from the town of Krosno, Poland to a nearby village where she was hidden with a Christian family. In advance of Berta's departure, her mother packed a small suitcase with warm woolen gloves, a doll, books, paints and drawing paper.

Brooch in the shape of a dog's head that Berta Akselrad received from her mother the last time they met

Gloves that Cila Akselrad packed with her daughter's belongings before Berta was sent into hiding

Berta Akselrad after the war

Berta Akselrad with her parents Bendet and Cila and her brother Leib before the war. Bendet, Cila and Leib were murdered in the Holocaust