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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.

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2012

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. John Baird, laid a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance, accompanied by (in the background) Canadian Ambassador to Israel H. E. Mr. Paul Hunt and National Chair of Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Fran Sonshine
Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. John Baird, laid a wreath in the Hall of Remembrance, accompanied by (in the background) Canadian Ambassador to Israel H. E. Mr. Paul Hunt and National Chair of Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Fran Sonshine

Holocaust Survivor Joseph Gottdenker (to the right of the plaque), key benefactor of the new International Seminars Wing of the International School for Holocaust Studies, attended the opening ceremony of the new wing accompanied by his fiancée
Holocaust Survivor Joseph Gottdenker (to the right of the plaque), key benefactor of the new International Seminars Wing of the International School for Holocaust Studies, attended the opening ceremony of the new wing accompanied by his fiancée

His fiancée, Lori Vavaroutsos, stands to the left of the plaque. Leading the mission were Canadian Society National Chair Fran Sonshine and her husband, Ed Sonshine, both Yad Vashem Benefactors. Other participants (pictured) included Renee Bleeman Bernbaum, Ron Bernbaum, Joshua Zuckerbrot, Lauryn Zuk, Rachel Zuckerbrot, Oren Berman, 2013 IHRA Chair Mario Silva, Willie Moll, Canadian Ambassador to Israel H. E. Mr. Paul Hunt, Canadian Society Executive Director Yaron Ashkenazi, Marc Moll, Israel Mida, and Michael Shine. Also in attendance were Ariella Kimmel, representing Canada’s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, the Hon. Jason Kenney, and Mario Sgro

Yad Vashem supporter Willie Moll (to the left of the plaque) attended the opening of the new videoconference suite in the International Seminars Wing
Yad Vashem supporter Willie Moll (to the left of the plaque) attended the opening of the new videoconference suite in the International Seminars Wing

Also in attendance are Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Marc Moll (Willie Moll’s son), Canadian Society National Chair Fran Sonshine and her husband, Ed Sonshine, Michael Shine, Canadian Society Executive Director Yaron Ashkenazi, and International Relations Division Managing Director Shaya Ben Yehuda

Prominent businessman and a Board Director of RBC Brandt Louie (back, right) and his wife, Belinda Louie (back, left), visited Yad Vashem on 23 April 2012
Prominent businessman and a Board Director of RBC Brandt Louie (back, right) and his wife, Belinda Louie (back, left), visited Yad Vashem on 23 April 2012

Fred Waks (center), Board Member and Trustee of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem, visited Yad Vashem on 30 April
Fred Waks (center), Board Member and Trustee of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem, visited Yad Vashem on 30 April

He was accompanied by a JNF delegation, which included Josh Cooper, Stuart Suckonic, Andrew Phillips, Alan Greenberg, Jordan Robins, Jeff Ross, John Ruddy and George Grossman

Chairman of the Board for RBC and EnCana Corporation David O’Brien (left) and his wife, Gail O’Brien (center), visited Yad Vashem on 17 May 2012
Chairman of the Board for RBC and EnCana Corporation David O’Brien (left) and his wife, Gail O’Brien (center), visited Yad Vashem on 17 May 2012

Audrey and Fred Guth celebrated the bar and bat mitzvahs of their nephew William Belford and niece Sara Belford at Yad Vashem on 29 July
Audrey and Fred Guth celebrated the bar and bat mitzvahs of their nephew William Belford and niece Sara Belford at Yad Vashem on 29 July

Left to right: (back row) Fred Guth, Benjamin Guth, Shauna Guth, Claudia Lauer, Jenni Belford, Bill Guth, Jesse Guth, Keith Mitchell, Audrey Guth, David Belford; (front row) Charlie Belford, Emma Belford, Sara Belford, William Belford

The Bensoussan family marked Daniel’s bar mitzvah at Yad Vashem on 5 August. Daniel participated in Yad Vashem’s Twinning Program
The Bensoussan family marked Daniel’s bar mitzvah at Yad Vashem on 5 August. Daniel participated in Yad Vashem’s Twinning Program

Left to right: (bottom row) Emily Mendel, Diane Mendel, Holly Mendel, Jillian Mendel, Polly Mendel, Andrea Mendel, Ashley Mendel, Haim Bensoussan, Daniel Bensoussan, Monica Bensoussan, Talia Bensoussan, Lauren Sugar; (top row) Allen Mendel, Joseph Mendel, Dean Mendel, Shawn Mendel

A young professionals' delegation from MAGBIT-UJA Canada visited Yad Vashem on 10 August
A young professionals' delegation from MAGBIT-UJA Canada visited Yad Vashem on 10 August

Participants included David Albert, Zack Belzberg, Lee Berger, Matt Cohen, Ryan Cohen, Ari Diamond, Shane Fenton, Josh Finkelstein, Jamie Firsten, Mitch Freed, Noah Goldstein, Jeffrey Kimel, Michael Kimel, Isaac Langleben, Sam Langleben, Adam Menkes, Matt Nisker, Shael Rosenbaum, Daniel Silwin, David Silwin, Adam Spears, Jon Tkatch and Josh Zagdanski

Howard Tanenbaum, President of Tritan Capital, and his wife Carole Tannenbaum, both noted philanthropists and Guardians of Yad Vashem, unveiled a plaque at Yad Vashem on 30 August
Howard Tanenbaum, President of Tritan Capital, and his wife Carole Tannenbaum, both noted philanthropists and Guardians of Yad Vashem, unveiled a plaque at Yad Vashem on 30 August

The plaque acknowledged their generous contribution to the Photo Preservation Laboratory in the Archives Division