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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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December 1943, Distribution of soup in the workers' kitchen in the Kovno Ghetto, Lithuania

In the Kovno ghetto, the Germans set up workshops in which the Jews were forced to work for the war effort, with no remuneration. Most of these workshops had kitchens and small bakeries. In addition, the Judenrat ran a soup kitchen which assisted the starving inhabitants of the ghetto.