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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

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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Friends Worldwide

We invite you to join the Yad Vashem worldwide family, to help us continue to imbue the remembrance of the Holocaust with depth and meaning. Contact your local Yad Vashem Friends Association or Society today!

American Society for Yad Vashem

Chairman: Leonard Wilf
Executive Director: Stanley H. Stone
Chief Development Officer: Amy Cooper
500 Fifth Avenue, 42nd Floor
New York, NY 10110-4299
Tel: +1-212-220-4304    
Fax: +1-212-220-4308



American Society for Yad Vashem – Western Region

West Coast Director of Institutional Advancement: Bill Bernstein
11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 840
Los Angeles, CA 90025-6538
Tel: 424-273-4460
Fax: 424-273-6217


Christian Friends of Yad Vashem

US Representative: Reverend Mark Jenkins
8701 Ridge Rd
Richmod, VA 23229
Tel. +1(833) 239-8872


Latin American Friends of Yad Vashem, Miami

President: Dr. Paulina Altaras
3201 N.E. 183th Street, Apt. 907
Aventura, FL 33160


Australian Friends of Yad Vashem

President: Joey Borensztajn
2 Huntingfield Road
Toorak, VIC 3142
Tel: +61-3-9229-9639


Friends of Yad Vashem in Austria

Chairperson: Günther Schuster
Blütenstr. 18/B2
4040 Linz
Tel/Fax: +43-732-716822


Brazilian Association for Yad Vashem

Contact Person: Marcio Pitliuk


Canadian Society for Yad Vashem

National Chair: Fran Sonshine
Executive Director: Jonathan Allen
265 Rimrock Road, Suite 218
Toronto, ON M3J 3C6
Tel: +1-416-785-1333
Fax: +1-416-785-4536


Costa Rican Association for Yad Vashem

President: Philip Unger
Apartado 1208-1250, Escazú 10201
San José, Costa Rica


French Friends of Yad Vashem

Chairman: Pierre-Francois Veil
33 rue Navier, 75017 Paris, France
Tel: +33.1.47 20 99 57
Fax: +33.1.47 20 95 57

Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Germany

Chairman: Kai Diekmann
Director: Ruth Ur
Joachimsthaler Str. 13
10719 Berlin
Tel: +49-30-81825928



Friends of Yad Vashem in Israel       

Chairperson: Israela Artzi, Adv.
Director: Yaniv Oren
Tel: +972-2-6443417          
Fax: +972-2-6443419

Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Liechtenstein

President: Dr. Florian Marxer
Gerberweg 1
9490 Vaduz
Telefon: +41 79 529 48 37
Fax: +41 23 235 82 82

Mexican Association for Yad Vashem

President: Dra. Eva Lijtszain
Asociación Yad Vashem de México
Av. de los Bosques 292-B
Lomas del Chamizal


Friends of Yad Vashem in the Netherlands

Chairperson: David Simon
Marathonlaan 71
1183 VC Amsterdam
Tel: +31.6.55 80 40 21


Panaman Association for Yad Vashem

President: Dalia Perelis de Gateño
Oficinas de La Garantia
Av 1ra Parque Lefevre
Apt. 7347, Zona 5


Spanish Association for Yad Vashem

President: Samuel Bengio
Genova 15 3D
28109 Madrid, Spain

Swiss Friends of Yad Vashem

President: Joel Herzog
8 rue de l'Est
1207 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41.22.736 28 24
Fax: +41.22.736 28 25

Yad Vashem UK Foundation

Chairman: Simon Bentley
Stirling House, Breasy Place
9 Burroughs Gardens
London NW4 4AU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 8359 1146                                                        
Fax: +44 20 8359 1201


Venezuelan Association for Yad Vashem

President:  Tomas Osers
Calle Mariño. No. 8. Qta Tomi. Los Palos Grandes.




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