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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 Manuvakh Dadashev's letters.

In a letter to a friend who was a literary critic, that was written at the peak of the Red Army's retreat in the summer of 1942, Dadashev applied in an original way, relevant to this time, a well-known passage from Midrash Rabba:

"… Hitler's Germany is like the pot, about which our old proverb says: 'If a pot falls upon a stone, woe to the pot; if a stone falls upon a pot, woe to the pot; either way, woe to the pot' [(Esther Rabbah, 7:10)]. The pot will be broken, because I have never known a stone harder than our Red Army… But all of this will be in future; today the pot is rolling over us, and during these past months I have been tasting the bitterness of retreat."