Sixteen-year-old Shlomo Hochman received the gift from Hadassah Rosen on the deck of the Exodus. Shlomo and Hadassah, both sole survivors of their respective families, met in a children's home in Germany after the war. Although they were not related, they referred to each other as brother and sister.
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.