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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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 Jewish badges from Poland

Distinctive Jewish badges that the Jews of Poland were forced to wear on their clothing by order of the German authorities.

Jewish badge (armband) from Poland

Jewish badge (armband) from Poland.

The armband was in use in Trzebinia, Poland for three months at the beginning of the German occupation of Poland. Afterwards Jews wore a yellow star printed with the word "Jew" in German.

Jewish badge (armband) from Poland.

The armband was found in Kolomyja, Poland after the war.

Jewish badge that belonged to Leah Neuhart Gross from the city of Wadowice, Poland.

During the war, Leah was sent to several labor camps throughout Poland and Germany and survived.

Jewish badge that belonged to Yitzhak Rosenstein from Ozerkow, Poland.

During the war Rosenstein was sent from the Ozerkow Ghetto to the Lodz Ghetto where he ran a pharmacy. After the liquidation of the ghetto, Rosenstein was deported to Oranienburg and Königs Wusterhausen concentration camps and survived.

Jewish badge (armband) from Lodz, Poland

Distinctive Jewish badge (armband) that the Jews of Lodz, were forced to wear on their right arm beginning on the 14th of November, 1939 until the directive was changed to two yellow stars on the 29th of December, 1939.

A young man in Poland selling armbands.

Woman in Poland selling armbands, 1941.

Lavia Neuhart Gross from Poland photographed with the yellow star, 1942.

Jewish woman in the Lodz ghetto wearing a yellow star on her clothes