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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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Orit Noiman

“A Sense of Relief”

Early in February 2018, in the wake of the new Polish law that makes saying that Poles were involved in crimes against Jews during WWII a penal crime, Yad Vashem received a message from Sima Farkash. Farkash described how her uncle, Holocaust survivor Yosef Kornblit, had been restless and was hoping to talk to Yad Vashem about his family’s fate during the Holocaust. A meeting at Yosef’s home to film his testimony was scheduled right away. Read more

"Many Times I Cried Behind the Camera". Filming Holocaust Survivors’ Testimony in Their Homes

 “For many years, I ignored anything that had to do with the Holocaust, even though I’m a Holocaust survivor. As I grew older, and especially in recent decades, I felt the need to document what I experienced… During the interview, they made me feel as if I were the only person on earth, and they gave their undivided attention and energy to me and me alone. They were very polite, and it was evident that they had prepared well for the interview. They knew the right questions to ask, the... Read more