• Menu

  • Visiting

  • Shop

  • Languages

  • Accessibility
Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
For more Visiting Information click here

Dr. Shmuel Krakowski

Difficulties in Rescue Attempts in Occupied Poland

Much has been written on rescue activities in Poland during the German occupation in WWII. The articles on this topic comprise, for the most part, testimonies and chapters of memoirs produced by survivors, and sometimes rescuers. Despite this, only a few research studies dealing with this topic have been published, and it has yet to be researched in a systematic and extensive manner. The exact numbers of Jewish survivors in Poland by the time of liberation in May 1945 are unclear. Additionally,... Read More Here