Personal Milestones during the Holocaust


From the Yad Vashem Collections

This exhibition, portraying how Jews marked personal milestones during the Holocaust, features stories from France, the Netherlands, Austria, the Czech lands, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Romania and Ukraine.  The stories are based on items from the Yad Vashem Archives and collections: personal documentation, testimonies, photographs, artworks, Pages of Testimony, documents and more.  The items displayed here were donated to Yad Vashem by survivors and their families, in an effort to share their stories and commemorate their loved ones.