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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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Mimi Ash

The author is Film Acquisition and Research Coordinator, Visual Center.

In Search of Ladino. Restoration of Iconic Film Breathes New Life into Judeo-Spanish Culture

Some 525 years after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, the Spanish government has officially recognized Ladino as a Spanish language, in an attempt to preserve the language also known as "Judeo-Spanish." Ladino was one of the main tools used to create, disseminate and uphold the culture of Sephardic Jews for generations. Ladino was used in daily conversation, in commerce, in prayer and in Torah study; it was the language of poetry, song and culture, serving to coalesce different ethnic... Read More Here