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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-17:00
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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Children in the Holocaust

  1. Heyman, Eva The Diary of Eva Heyman – Child of The Holocaust, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 1988, pp. 70-73.
  2. Rosen, Hadassah, One in the City and Two in a Family, Hakibutz Hameuchad, Ghetto Fighters House. 
  3. Flinker, Moshe, Young Moshe’s Diary – A Spiritual Torment of A Jewish Boy in Nazi Europe, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, 1965 pp. 19-20.
  4. Liberman, Cila, Celinqa: A Child Survives Auschwitz, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 2002, pp. 16, 18, 23-25. 
  5. Ibid, pp. 26-27.
  6. Ibid, pp. 56-59.
  7. Heyman, Eva, The Diary of Eva Heyman – Child of The Holocaust, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 1988, pp. 70-73.
  8. Ibid, pp. 89, 91, 92.
  9. Ibid, pp. 103-104.
  10. Lau-Lavie, Naphtali, Nation as a Lion – an Autobiography, Ma’ariv Guild, [Hebrew] 1993, pp. 84-85.
  11. Kawinta, Chava, Excerpts from: I Am Still Living, Simon and Pierre Publishing Company.
  12. Rudashevski, Yitskhok, The Diary of the Vilna Ghetto, Ghetto Fighter’s House, Hakibutz Hameuchad Publishing House, 1973 p. 19.
  13. The testimony of Israel Ernest. Yad Vashem Archives O.3/10187.
  14. Aurbach, Rachel, The Streets of Warsaw 1939-1948, Am Oved Publishers Tel-Aviv 1954, p. 43.
  15. Yad Vashem Archives AR1 M.10/1065.
  16. Eilati, Shalom, Crossing the River, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 1999, pp. 110-111.
  17. Amariglio, Erika, From Thessaloniki to Auschwitz and Back, English translation: Theresa Sundt. Vallentine Mitchell & Company, London and Portland, Oregon 2000 p. 54.
  18. Ibid, p. 97.
  19. S. Rapoport [Ed.], Yesterdays and Then Tomorrows, Translated from the Hebrew version, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 2000, p. 122.
  20. The testimony of Bilha Shefer. Yad Vashem’s Archive O.3/10682.
  21. Tatelbaum, Itzhak. Through Our Eyes – Children Witness the Holocaust, I.B.T. Publishing Inc., Jerusalem 1985, p. 108.