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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-17:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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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Jewish solidarity at the front.

Pinkhas Bokshtein was impressed by the solidarity and mutual help between Jews at the front in 1944:

"Water there [in the trench] was knee-deep and kept rising. I was very cold and had a cough. Our new lieutenant, a Jew, a hefty man in a military raincoat, came up to me and asked why I was coughing so much and what was my last name. Upon realizing that I was Jewish, most probably from my last name, without saying a word, he took off his raincoat and covered me with it. This was a man who had never seen me before! He said: 'There are so few of us left.' Another thing: our unit had been reinforced with Poles. One platoon was supplemented by two Jews – partisans from two different partisan units. These people did not seem to be related to each other. But just look at their concern for each other. There were real human beings! They had experienced grief, and their hearts felt the pain of this grief. Their families had been slaughtered; both of them were alone now!"

[from the letter of May 12, 1944 to his cousin, cited from Mina Lein, Pis'ma s fronta, Jerusalem, 2010, p. 43]