Handcrafted mementos given to Yehoshua Leibner, Assistant Director of the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Cyprus. The artifacts were crafted by Holocaust survivors who were deported to the British detainment camps in Cyprus that were set up for the “Ma’apilim” - illegal immigrants to Eretz Israel (Mandatory Palestine) in violation of British restrictions.
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.