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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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A ring used for identification between members of the ZZW "Jewish Military Union" in the Warsaw Ghetto and members of the Polish Underground who helped them from outside the ghetto walls

One of twin rings used as a special means of identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union “ZZW” in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground.

One of twin rings used as a special means of identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground
One of twin rings used as a special means of identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground

The stone set in the ring is incised with a star hinting at the passage "There shall come a star out of Jacob" (Numbers 24:17). In the center of the star is the number 7 hinting at the seven branches of the Menorah

A lion of Judah engraved on the inside of the contact ring that was used as identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground
A lion of Judah engraved on the inside of the contact ring that was used as identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground

A sacrificial lamb engraved on the inside of the contact ring used as identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground
A sacrificial lamb engraved on the inside of the contact ring used as identification in secret encounters between the commanders of the Jewish Military Union in the Warsaw Ghetto and commanders of the Polish underground

Henryk Iwański, a leader of the Polish underground who kept the contact ring. Iwański was recognized as “Righteous among the Nations”
Henryk Iwański, a leader of the Polish underground who kept the contact ring. Iwański was recognized as “Righteous among the Nations”

Chaya Lazar with Henryk Iwański during her visit to Poland in 1960 for the purpose of researching the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Chaya Lazar with Henryk Iwański during her visit to Poland in 1960 for the purpose of researching the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Chaim Lazar showing the contact ring to the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Tel Aviv, 1978
Chaim Lazar showing the contact ring to the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Tel Aviv, 1978