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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

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.

Drive to Yad Vashem:
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How is the Holocaust a unique event?

During the 20th century, genocides have taken place in various locations around the world. Are the events of the Holocaust different from other instances of genocide?

Prof. Eliezer Schweid, Israeli scholar, writer and Professor of Jewish Philosophy

Prof. Christopher Browning, historian, USA

Prof. Yehuda Bauer, historian and academic adviser to Yad Vashem, Israel

Prof. Omer Bartov, historian, USA

Nikolai Svanidze, TV journalist, historian, Head of the Journalism Department of the Institute of Mass Media of the Russian State Humanitarian University, Russia

Borukh Gorin, Rabbi, Head of the Department of Public Relations of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia