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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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From an interview given by Iosif Galitskii in 2010

"Every day, at least one group of three people was sent or even several groups were sent at once, on a mission to sabotage the railway. I wanted to take full revenge for my family members who had been shot to death by the Germans, and I volunteered for any assignment, even when it was not my turn. Therefore, I was always engaged in sabotaging railways... I enjoyed taking revenge, crushing these German reptiles, exterminating them as best as I could, but to the very end of the war, it always seemed to me that I had not yet killed enough of them, that my account with the Germans was not yet closed".[…]

"Question.: Did you keep your own combat account?
Iosif Galitskii: - How can I answer that? ... I killed many Germans during the war, but I have no desire now to talk about this in detail. I took revenge for my family, for my people, and for my fallen partisan and army comrades ... I took revenge and I believed that I would live to see the time when I came to the mass grave of Jews from Ostroh and would there say - "I avenged you!" ..."