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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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International Conference 2016 - The Shoah and Jewish Identity

The International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem will hold a global conference on teaching the Shoah to the younger generation in formal/informal Jewish education. The conference will address the challenges of teaching the Shoah to different age groups, the impact of the Shoah on Jewish identity, antisemitism and more – in order to create a vision that will ensure the legacy of the Shoah for future generations.

Click here to the program schedule.

Opening Ceremony of Jewish International Conference

First Session: Second Day of Jewish Conference

Second Session: Second Day of Jewish Conference

Closing Session: Second Day of Jewish Conference

Pedagogical Workshops for High School

Closing Session: Third Day of the Jewish Conference

The Shoah in Contemporary Jewish Identity

How the Shoah Shapes Contemporary Jewish Identity Thursday December 29, 2016 – Fourth Day

How Do We Teach About Israel, Zionism and the Shoah to Deepen Our Jewish Identity?

Holocaust Denial, BDS and Anti-Israel Activities on College Campuses: The Challenges

The Educational Impact of Trips to Poland

Coping with the New Antisemitism: The Challenge for Educators

How Can Shoah Programming Reinforce Informal Jewish Education?

Closing Conference Session