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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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Accordion that Shabetai Shemi (Sami) from Monastir, Macedonia received as a Bar Mitzva gift from his parents

Accordion that Shabetai Shemi from Bitola (Monastir), Macedonia received as a gift for his Bar Mitzva. The accordion was given to a friend for safekeeping when Shabetai was deported to the camps and murdered

Shabetai Shemi, second from the left, with a group of boys, Bitola, Macedonia, before 1943

Page of Testimony in memory of Shabetai Shemi

Moshe and Sara Shemi and their four children: Shabetai-Charli, Josef-Pepi, Alberto-Avraham and Gita-Allegra. Monastir, Macedonia, before the Nazi occupation

The woman standing in the center is Moshe’s brother’s wife, Ricola Shemi. Of all those in the photo, only Gita survived the war

Sara Shemi née Levi, Bitola, Macedonia, circa 1943

Page of Testimony in memory of Sara Shemi

Moshe Shemi, Bitola, Macedonia, circa 1943

Page of Testimony in memory of Moshe Shemi

Gita-Allegra Shemi with her younger brother Avraham-Albert Shemi, Bitola, Macedonia, mid 1930s

Page of Testimony in memory of Avraham-Albert Shemi

Josef-Pepi Shemi, Bitola, Macedonia, before 1943

Page of Testimony in memory of Josef-Pepi Shemi

HaShomer HaTzair Zionist youth movement, Bitola, Macedonia, 1934