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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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Learning about Auschwitz-Birkenau

  1. Yad Vashem Archives O.3-10335.
  2. Yad Vashem Archives 0.3-8181.
  3. Yigal Shachar, Oh Madre (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2002), pp. 86-87 [Hebrew].
  4. Yehudit Kleiman and Nina Springer-Aharoni (eds.), The Anguish of Liberation, Testimonies from 1954 (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 1995), p. 19. For more sources related to the liberation of Auschwitz, we also suggest that you read the works of Primo Levi (1919-1987), an Italian-Jewish Holocaust survivor and author.
  5. Ibid, p. 45.