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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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Berkhman told the following to the correspondent of Eynikayt:

 

"In Armiansk [a town in the northern Crimea] I had the pleasure of informing  Germans that it was a Jew who was striking them. … During our breakthrough near Armiansk, our battalion commander was killed, and I assumed command. The Germans counter-attacked us nine times… and called out to us 'Surrender!'  I replied: 'Der Jude does not surrender!' – and kept shooting from my rifle."

From: GARF 8114-1-136, copy YVA JM/26130