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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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A Doll From a Distant Land – The Story of Vera Brand née Lifshitz

A child of two-and-a-half, a large bow tied in her hair, clutching a doll – so far, perfectly ordinary. But in the background are tents that tell a story of wandering and transience and a barbed wire fence that testifies to a life in confinement. Thus, in one snapshot, the photographer immortalized the early childhood of Vera Brand, born into the reality of war.