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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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Using Testimony in Holocaust Education

  1. Remarks by Zvi Gill (in Hebrew) in his Closing Message to the Conference on the Legacy of Holocaust Survivors (April, 2002 at Yad Vashem). Translated into English in Our Living Legacy, Yad Vashem, 2003, p. 7.
  2. Documents on the Holocaust, Yitzhak Arad, Israel Gutman, and Abraham Margaliot (eds.), p. 194.
  3. Primo Levi, The Drowned and the Saved (New York: Summit Books, 1988).
  4. Remarks by Zvi Gill (in Hebrew) in his Closing Message to the Conference on the Legacy of Holocaust Survivors (April, 2002 at Yad Vashem). Translated into English in Our Living Legacy, Yad Vashem, 2003, p. 7.
  5. Roger Simon, “The Contribution of Holocaust Audio-Visual Testimony to Remembrance, Learning and Hope,” in Cahier International sur le Témoignage Audiovisuel 1 (1998), p. 144.
  6. Ibid, p. 147.
  7. The following discussion is inspired by the Hebrew article Holocaust Survivors Meeting with Students.
  8. Primo Levi, p. 150.
  9. Primo Levi, p. 23.