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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-18:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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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Hannah Kaye

Hannah Kaye

Online Content Editor, Yad Vashem

Celebrating Sukkot – Before, During and After the Holocaust

I recently attended a special tour of the Holocaust History Museum that focused on the struggle to observe Jewish Holidays during the Holocaust. Most of the tour participants had previously visited Yad Vashem, and were making a repeat visit in order to learn more about this particular aspect of the Holocaust. Observing the Jewish festivals with all their accompanying traditions and customs was one facet of the phenomenon whereby Jews struggled to maintain their human spirit in the face of... Read more