The Torah scroll was discovered sixty years after the Nazis carried out organized pogroms throughout Germany and Austria on the night of 9 November 1938. It was brought to Israel and donated to Yad Vashem by the Association of Leipzig Jews in Israel.
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.