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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 2015 Holocaust Martyrs´ and Heroes´ Remembrance Day Events

Holocaust survivor and Yad Vashem Builder Ernst Hacker (right) is a supporter of Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies

On his recent visit to Yad Vashem with his wife Niza Shprung (left), he lit the eternal flame during the Yom Hashoah 2015 Memorial Ceremony in Yad Vashem's Hall of Remembrance.

Yad Vashem Benefactor Mark Moskowitz (second from right) laid a wreath on behalf of the American Society for Yad Vashem for the Yom Hashoah 2015 Wreath Laying ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance.

He was joined by his mother, survivor Rose Moskowitz (third from right) and family, left to right: Paula Moskowitz, Irene Moskowitz, Jake Moskowitz and Julia Gordon.

Attending the Holocaust Remembrance Day Opening Ceremony were (left to right) Sara and Rodney Weisleder (Costa Rica), Dalia Grinbaum and Sergio Starosielski (Argentina) Claudio Rusak (Argentina),

Eva Saraga (Mexico), Perla Hazan, Saul and Silvia Befeler (Costa Rica), Joan Dachner (Costa Rica), Vivian Senerman and Philip Unger (Costa Rica), Ruthie and Henry Horvath (Ecuador) and Yair Naturman (Costa Rica).

ICEJ Executive Director Dr. Juergen Buehler, Vesna Buehler, ICEJ General Manager Barry Denison and International Relations Division Managing Director Shaya Ben Yehuda at the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony.

Jacov and Rita Weinberg (second and third from left), together with Cantor Shimon and Veronika Farkas (right) attended the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony at Yad Vashem on 15 April

They are accompanied by International Relations Division Managing Director Shaya Ben Yehuda (left).

Prof. Louis and Wendy Waller were accompanied by Director of the English Language Desk in the International Relations Division Searle Brajtman (center) to the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony.

A delegation of French mayors of cities with dedicated memorials to the Righteous Among the Nations took part in the Holocaust Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance

President of the “Reseau Villes et Villages” and Mayor of Nice Martine Ouaknine laid a wreath on behalf of the entire delegation, which also included: Robert Cotte, Danielle Dard, Henri Dreyfus, Brigitte Garenger-Rousseau, Alain Gremillon, Jean-Yves Houssemaine, Philippe Lacampagne, Yves Lamartres, Daniel Maillard, Jacques Marsac, Daniel Moitie and Danielle Valero.

Members of the French Friends of Yad Vashem were joined by Israel's Leader of the Opposition Itzhak Herzog in Warsaw Ghetto Square following the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony. Left to right : Thierry Librati, Patricia Fazel, Willy Fazel

Pastor Mark Jenkins and Terrie Jenkins with Shaya Ben Yehuda and Director of the Christian Friends of Yad Vashem Dr. Susanna Kokkonen at the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony

Georg and Elisabeth Citrom of the Holocaust Survivors Association, Sweden standing among the wreaths in the Hall of Remembrance

Vice-President of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Dr. Michael and Laura Mirilashvili with Yad Vashem Chairman of the Directorate Avner Shalev (second from right),

Diaspora Affairs Desk Director and Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Directorate Arie Zuckerman (right) and Meni Bushuev, assistant to Mr. Mirilashili (left)

The management of Yad Vashem major supporter Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) participated in the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony on 15 April

Left to right: GPG Chairman Gennady Gazin, GPG-Israel Regional Director Anna Perelman, Yad Vashem Director General Dorit Novak, Arie Zuckerman, GPG Chief Executive Officer Ilia Salita.

A soldier salutes during the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony.

Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev lights the torch at the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony

President of Israel Reuven Rivlin speaks at the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony.

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Holocaust Remembrance Day State Opening Ceremony.

The 6 Torchlighters – Holocaust survivors accompanied by their grandchildren

President Reuven Rivlin at the Holocaust Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance