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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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Dr. Gila Fatran

Dr. Gila Fatran

Dr. Gila Fatran (née Goldstein), her brother Avraham, his wife and their younger son survived the Holocaust in hiding. All her other family members perished in the Holocaust. Born in 1929 in Michalovce, Slovakia, Gila Fatran and her family fled to Budapest in 1943 but following the German occupation of Hungary in 1944, they returned to Žilina, Slovakia. In 1949 Gila immigrated to Israel. She studied at the Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem Universities, worked as a teacher for over 30 years and has published extensively on Holocaust history and the history of Slovak Jewry.  Gila Fatran is a member of the Commission for the Designation of the Righteous Among the Nations.