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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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The European Department

Overview of the European Department’s Activities

Overview of the European Department’s Activities

Founded in 2005, the European Department of the International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem organizes approximately 50 seminars annually in Jerusalem for European teachers. With an original mandate to form partnerships in eleven countries, the staff of the Department now train educators from some 40 countries across the continent. In addition to promoting national and pan-European professional networks of graduates, the staff of the Department develop study materials for educators and students alike in some 18 European languages. More...