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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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Humiliation and Abuse: Artifacts made from Desecrated Torah Scrolls

The letter sent by a Nazi party member to the owners of a leather goods factory offering parchment as raw material. Attached is a snipped piece of a Torah scroll as a sample

A handbag made from the parchment of a Torah scroll

Toy drum made from the parchment of a desecrated Torah scroll

Insoles cut from the parchment of a Torah scroll found in the shoes of a German officer in Italy

Remarkably, one of the insoles is cut from the portion of the text quoting the Ten Commandments.

A wallet made from the parchment of a Torah scroll