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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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Chaim Yellin, Yiddish Writer and One of the Heads of the Communist Underground in the Kovno Ghetto, January 1944

Chaim Yellin in the apartment of underground activist Chaim David Ratner in the Kovno ghetto. He was wounded in his left arm when taking Jews who escaped from the Ninth Fort to the partisans in the forests. Three months later, Yellin was caught and murdered.

Chaim Yellin, a Yiddish writer and one of the heads of the Communist Underground in the Kovno Ghetto
Chaim Yellin, a Yiddish writer and one of the heads of the Communist Underground in the Kovno Ghetto

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