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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 of Yad Vashem at the 2014 Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day Events

Yad Vashem Benefactor Rose Landschaft and Thomas Kalowski (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda and Sari Granitza

Yad Vashem Benefactors Jan and Rick Cohen (left) and Yad Vashem Supporter, Second Generation Benjamin Warren (right) with Chairman of the Directorate of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev (second from right) at the State opening ceremony

Yad Vashem Benefactor Mark Moskowitz (second from right), and his mother Holocaust Survivor Rose Moskowitz (fifth from left) attended the State opening ceremony with family members sister Sonia (second from left), Michael (left) and Kate Gordon

with Yad Vashem's Managing Director of International Relations Shaya Ben Yehuda (fourth from left), niece Deena Moskowitz (fourth from right), Yuval Hadadi (third from right), and Tali (fifth from right) and Gila Sieradski (right)

Yad Vashem Legacy Circle Members and Holocaust Survivor Peter Vagi (second from left) and his wife Dr. Arlene Frank (right) at the State opening ceremony with Shaya Ben Yehuda (second from right) and Yad Vashem's U.S. Donor Affairs Liaison Jackie Frankel

Holocaust survivor Andrew Burian (second from right); his son and daughter-in-law Lawrence (right) and Adina (center) Burian, and Adina's niece Atara Burian (second from left) at the State opening ceremony with Shaya Ben Yehuda (left)

Yad Vashem Builder Hanna Rubinstein (center) and her nephew Ophir (left) with Yad Vashem's Deputy Managing Director of International Relations Sari Granitza (right)

Ishay Zalmanovitz (right) with his father Chaim (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (center)

Second Generation Stephen Grynberg (right) with Rabbi Daniel Landes (left) at Yad Vashem's State opening ceremony

Next Generation Jessica Rosenthal (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (right) at the State opening ceremony

Moti Kahana (center) and his brother Steve Tal–Or (left) with Shaya Ben Yehuda (right) at the State opening ceremony

David Lander (left) and Jeffrey Kahn (center) with Sari Granitza (right) at the State opening ceremony

Second Generation Beverly (center) and Michael (left) Rosenbaum with Jackie Frankel (right) at the State opening ceremony

Chana Rinat (center), Secretary General of the Foundation, Stichting Collectieve Marorgelden Israel, and her spouse Marco Rinat (right), both Holocaust survivors from the Netherlands, participated in the State opening ceremony

They were accompanied by Development and Projects Officer, Diaspora Affairs Desk, Dina Maslova

Tim and Martha King, long-term friends of Yad Vashem at the State opening ceremony with Dr. Susanna Kokkonen

Jenny Wengrowsky Samet and Simcha Samet participated in the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

From left to right: Jean-Pierre Gauzi, Laetizia Comporti, Cecile Gauzi, Gianni Comporti, Willy Fazel, Marco Comporti, Director French Speaking Countries and Benelux Desk Miry Gross,

Carlo Comporti, Lida Klarsfeld, Maxi Librati, Patricia Fazel, David Fazel, Laura Rusk, Helena Litwak Rusk, David Litwak, Thierry Librati

From left to right: Pierre Osowiechi, Jean-Pierre Gauzi, Miry Gross, Cecile Gauzi

Yad Vashem Benefactors Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman with Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev at the State opening ceremony

Lea and Harvey Teller prior to the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Members of the Society of Friends of Yad Vashem in Liechtenstein including Dr. Peter Wolf, Dr. Peter and Renate Marxer, Dr. Florian Marxer, and Holocaust survivor Mrs. Irith Wiznitzer, at the State opening ceremony

Participants from the Amlat Seminar from Argentina, Costa Rica, Miami, Spain and Venezuela during the State opening ceremony

Sir Ian and Lady Carmel Gainsford at the State opening ceremony

Dr. Wolfgang Engels and Ms. Helgard Grave with Shaya Ben Yehuda at the State opening ceremony

From left to right: Dr. Peter Wolf, Director of German-Speaking Countries Desk Arik Rav-On, Dr. Florian and Renate Marxer, and Dr. Peter Marxer

Soldiers stand during the ceremony

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Rabbi Israel Meir Lau lights the torch at the State opening ceremony

President of Israel, Shimon Peres speaks at the State opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the State opening ceremony

The 6 Torchlighters – Holocaust survivors accompanied by their grandchildren

President Shimon Peres at the Wreath Laying ceremony

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath

The Finnish Minister of Interior Ms.Päivi Räsänen laying a wreath on behalf of the State of Finland. Her visit to Israel was coordinated to coincide with the Yom HaShoah ceremonies at Yad Vashem

Dr. Juergen Buehler and Rev. Juha Ketola laying a wreath on behalf of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem

Anne Heelis and Rosie Ross laying a wreath on behalf of British Christians who love Israel

From left to right: Mr. Larry Wheeler, Author Joel Rosenberg, Ross Milby, Johnie Moore of the Liberty University, Pastor Mark Jenkins and Mrs. Terrie Jenkins and Dr. Ed Hindsen with their hostess Dr. Susanna Kokkonen

Dr. Wolfgang Engels and Dr. Peter Wolf at the Wreath Laying ceremony

Marienschwesternschaft sister Gratia and sister Eugenia of Beth Avraham Jerusalem laying the wreath

Jean-Pierre Gauzi and Pierre Osowiechi laying wreaths

Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman representing the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem

Chaim Ferster, a Holocaust survivor with his sons Jonathan, Yad Vashem donor and representative in Manchester, Stuart and Warren at the Wreath Laying ceremony

Yad Vashem Benefactor Mark Moskowitz (left) laid a wreath on behalf of the American Society for Yad Vashem with family members sister Sonia (second from right) and Michael (right) Gordon

Also present were his mother Holocaust Survivor Rose Moskowitz (center) and Kate Gordon (second from left) for the ceremony in the Warsaw Ghetto Square

American Society for Yad Vashem Young Leadership Associates and Third Generation Justin Pines (left) and Tali Goldberg (right) at Yad Vashem on Yom Hashoah 2014 in the Square of Hope

Yad Vashem Legacy Circle Members and Holocaust Survivor Peter Vagi and his wife Dr. Arlene Frank (left) lit the eternal flame, and Holocaust survivor Andrew Burian recited Kaddish during the Memorial Ceremony in Yad Vashem's Hall of Remembrance

Mr. Abraham and Mrs Camila Anidjar-Spain (first and second left) were joined by their daughter Estrella Schuldenfrei (first right) and Perla Hazan, Director of the Latin-American, Spain, Portugal and Miami Spanish Speaking Desk

Dr. Daniel Rafecas, Mrs Graciela Spangenthal and Mr. Roberto Spangenthal laying a wreath in representation of Argentina participants of the Amlat Seminar

Mr Ezra Lewinson and Mr. Salom?n Sadi laying a wreath on behalf of the Mexican Association for Yad Vashem

Mrs Isabel Marsans laying a wreath on behalf of Yad Vashem Spain

Mrs Ruth Polishuk-Vainer and Mr. Billy Vainer laying a wreath on behalf of Yad Vashem Costa Rica

Mrs Lotty Vainrub and Mrs Rosita Szarf laying a wreath on behalf of Miami Latin-American Friends of Yad Vashem

Wreaths in the Warsaw Ghetto Square after the ceremony