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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.

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Featured Articles from the Yad Vashem Magazine

On this section, you will find a selection of articles that originally appeared in the "Yad Vashem Jerusalem" magazine. To read any edition in its entirety, please click here >>>


Rendering of the Shoah Heritage Campus Garden

Everlasting Memory. New Shoah Heritage Campus to be built at Yad Vashem

"As I stand on the border between life and death, certain that I will not remain alive, I wish to take leave from my friends and my works… My works I bequeath to the Jewish museum to be built after the war. Farewell, my friends. Farewell, the Jewish people. Never again allow such a catastrophe."From the Last Will and Testament of Gela Seksztajn, 1 August 1942On the precipice of death,... Read more


Helen Lazar (née Bornstein) donating her parents' precious letter to Yad Vashem, 2019

Love Letter from Auschwitz

Helen Lazar recently gave the letter that sheds light on her parents’ survival in Auschwitz to Yad Vashem for safekeeping through its national “Gathering the Fragments” program.... Read more


Teachers attending a workshop on contemporary antisemitism at Yad Vashem

Tackling Antisemitism Through Holocaust Education

Yad Vashem has long understood the need to educate about the Holocaust as a tool for combatting antisemitism. Today, as the definitive source for Holocaust remembrance, documentation, research and education, it is working tirelessly not only to ensure that the memory and meanings of the Holocaust continue to be relevant, but also to use its comprehensive knowledge and carefully developed educational... Read more

Rescue by Jews

Yad Vashem Graduate Tamara Vershitskaya

Graduate Spotlight

Every year, over 300,000 students and educators from Israel and around the world attend hundreds of educational activities, in a dozen languages, at the International School for Holocaust Studies. Featured here is one of the School’s graduates, and what she has achieved since:... Read more

New Online

Stefa Fromer (left) and Jasia Gandz (right), Otwock children's home, Poland

Children in the Holocaust

To mark International Children's Day, and to answer the high demand for material on the experience of Jewish children during the Shoah, Yad Vashem launched a new online exhibition in November 2019, entitled "Children in the Holocaust." The exhibition features children's toys, games, artworks, letters, diaries and albums, all carefully preserved in Yad Vashem's Collections, and... Read more


The exhibition displays the portraits and messages of 75 Holocaust survivors.

Survivors: Faces of Life after the Holocaust

On 21 January 2020, a new exhibition entitled "Survivors: Faces of Life after the Holocaust" opened in the Ruhr Museum in Essen, Germany, in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel The commemorative venture presents images of 75 Holocaust survivors from Israel, to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.... Read more


Dr. David Silberklang

Yad Vashem Studies

In January 2020, Senior Historian at Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust Research Dr. David Silberklang ended his position as Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Studies, Yad Vashem's flagship academic journal. In a special interview for Yad Vashem Jerusalem, Dr. Silberklang reflected upon more than two decades in the position, and how the journal has become the leading source... Read more

Righteous Among the Nations

Israel Academy Cyclists participating in the Giro championship ending their Memorial Ride through Yad Vashem in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations

"A Champion of Life". Commemorative Israeli Citizenship Conferred Upon Italian Righteous Gino Bartali

On 2 May 2018, as part of the events leading up to the Giro d'Italia Cycling Race's "Big Start," Yad Vashem hosted participants of the Israel Cycling Academy and leadership of the Giro d' Italia at an event posthumously bestowing Commemorative Citizenship of the State of Israel on Righteous Among the Nations Gino Bartali.... Read more