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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.

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Chava (Eva) Shik

The Pope and I

Among the six Holocaust survivors who greeted Pope Francis during his visit to Yad Vashem on Monday 26, 2014 was Chava (Eva) Shik, an Israeli Holocaust survivor from Novi Sad, Serbia, who shared some her thoughts from the historic visit. As I write this article I still can't even believe it myself. The Pope and I? Come on, really? This is the story: About a week ago I received a phone call from Yad Vashem asking if I would be willing to shake the Pope's hand along with 5 other Holocaust... Read More Here