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Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

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Jewish Communities Before and After the Holocaust: Watch. Learn. Know

Studying the Holocaust with Yad Vashem | A database of materials on Jewish communities and their fate

Archival Footage of Religious Life in Munkács

For more than one thousand years, Jews lived in Europe, organizing communities to preserve their distinct identity. In periods of relative tranquility, Jewish culture flourished, but in periods of unrest, Jews were forced to flee. Wherever they settled, they endowed the people amongst whom they lived with their talents. Some of the communities included hundreds of thousands of Jews; others only a few dozen. Some had been founded less than a century before, while others were ancient communities whose reputation was firmly anchored in Jewish tradition. By organizing themselves in communities, the Jews were able to maintain their uniqueness as a nation. The Jewish community enabled the Jews to safeguard their physical and cultural existence. By the end of the Holocaust, over a thousand years of Jewish communal life had come to an end. Read More

Educational Materials

The Shtetl: A Learning Environment

The Shtetl: A Learning Environment

Lesson Plan: Yizkor (Memorial) Books and the Shtetl

Lesson Plan: Yizkor (Memorial) Books and the Shtetl

<p>"We are the Polish Jews"</p>

"We are the Polish Jews"

<p>Prewar Jewish Life in Zagreb</p>

Prewar Jewish Life in Zagreb

<p dir="RTL" style="direction: ltr;">The Jewish Community in Salonika - A Learning Environment</p>

The Jewish Community in Salonika - A Learning Environment

<p>Buczacz: One of the Untold Stories… - A Learning Environment</p>

Buczacz: One of the Untold Stories… - A Learning Environment

<p>Berdichev: One of the Untold Stories… - A Learning Environment</p>

Berdichev: One of the Untold Stories… - A Learning Environment

Articles

<p style="direction: ltr;">The Holocaust of the French Jews – A Historical Review</p>

The Holocaust of the French Jews – A Historical Review

<p>Prewar Jewish Life in Munkács: A Brief History</p>

Prewar Jewish Life in Munkács: A Brief History

<p>Prewar Jewish Life in Budapest</p>

Prewar Jewish Life in Budapest

<p>The Jews of North Africa</p>

The Jews of North Africa

<p>The Jews of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia</p>

The Jews of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

<p>The Jews of Libya</p>

The Jews of Libya

<p>Jews in Albania</p>

Jews in Albania

Online Exhibitions

Monastir - the Story of a Sephardic Community in Macedonia

Monastir - the Story of a Sephardic Community in Macedonia

The Story of Munkács - a Jewish Community in the Carpathian Mountains

The Story of Munkács - a Jewish Community in the Carpathian Mountains

19 km from Auschwitz - the Story of Trzebinia

19 km from Auschwitz - the Story of Trzebinia

The Valley of the Communities

The Valley of the Communities

The Story of the Jewish Community in Mir

The Story of the Jewish Community in Mir

The Story of the Jewish Community in Wolbrom

The Story of the Jewish Community in Wolbrom

The Story of the Jewish Community in Bratislava

The Story of the Jewish Community in Bratislava

The Story of Jewish Community in Wurzburg

The Story of Jewish Community in Wurzburg

The Jerusalem of Lithuania - the Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

The Jerusalem of Lithuania - the Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

The Story of Jewish Community in Plonsk

The Story of Jewish Community in Plonsk

The Story of the Jewish Community of Bălţi - Photos, documents and video testimonies

The Story of the Jewish Community of Bălţi - Photos, documents and video testimonies