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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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Rabbi Moshe Cohn

The author is Head of the Jewish World Section, International Seminars and Jewish World Department, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem.

From Generation to Generation: First-Ever Educational Seminar for Communal Rabbis

Public surveys have indicated that the Shoah is one of the topics that engage and interest a significant percentage of the Jewish community, regardless of their affiliation. The Jewish World Section at Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies responded to this has demand by holding its first-ever seminar for communal rabbis and adult education teachers during the summer of 2019. Read more

Generation to Generation: Teenagers Learn from Holocaust Survivors

"Their story will no longer be a 10-year saga/ It will become a story of a lifetime/ For them/ And for us/ And maybe/ Being a survivor/ Will no longer mean years of being a victim Instead/ Being a survivor/ will mean a lifetime of strength." From the journal of Fruma Zlatapolsky, participant in the "Generation to Generation" program, Chicago Those people who managed to outlive the Holocaust are much more than survivors. They wear many hats, including parents, spouses, grandparents, thinkers,... Read more