In the post-war period, the Holocaust in the territories of the USSR was not denied, but the discussion of the topic was undesirable for the authorities. The official position considered the Soviet people, who suffered during the war and under German occupation, as a single entity. Therefore, at places of Jewish mass murder, commemoration signs stated that "peaceful Soviet citizens" were killed there.
Sunday to Thursday: 09:00-17:00
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00
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.