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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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Chess player Israel Diner (third from right, front) in Ostend, Belgium, January 1937

Polish-born Israel Diner was a chess champion in Belgium before the Holocaust.  Diner managed to smuggle his family out to Switzerland, and he survived the Shoah hiding in multiple locations in Belgium and France.  After the war, he immigrated to Israel and joined the Israeli chess team.