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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 >>>


"Torchbearers" Martin and Ilana Moshal Endow the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus

"Torchbearers" Martin and Ilana Moshal Endow the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus

Renowned philanthropists Martin and Ilana Moshal recently endowed the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus at Yad Vashem, as well as the Archival Repository in the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections Center, where all of Yad Vashem's original archival documents will be preserved for eternity.... Read more


A Story in the Making

A Story in the Making

The fourth season of Yad Vashem’s Film Club presented online screenings between May and August 2020 to audiences of thousands, each with an introduction by filmmakers, academics and critics.... Read more


Holocaust survivor and artist Yehuda Bacon speaking at Yad Vashem’s 2018 International Educators Conference

An Unbreakable Bond

Years before Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies opened its doors in the early 1990s, educational staff realized the importance – if not centrality – of firsthand witness testimony in Holocaust teaching and commemoration.On the eve of his retirement from Yad Vashem after more than thirty years of dedication to the development of impactful educational seminars across... Read more

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The Struggle Between Light and Darkness

The Struggle Between Light and Darkness

Celebrating the Jewish festivals during the Holocaust was a significant challenge for the persecuted Jews. The decision to take charge of their own time, often without knowing the date, in order to remember the upcoming festivals, allowed them to preserve their spiritual essence and act as human beings.... Read more


A Special Opportunity to Remember

A Special Opportunity to Remember

The Yad Vashem Twinning program was developed by Yad Vashem to instill the memory of Holocaust victims among Jewish youth in Israel and around the world. The young adults take part in the program within the framework of the symbolic stage of leaving childhood behind and becoming an adult – when they celebrate their Bar/Bat Mitzvah.... Read more

Rescue by Jews

Rescue by Jews in Warsaw

Rescue by Jews in Warsaw

Many Jews in hiding on the "Aryan side" in Warsaw assumed additional danger by helping their families, friends, and complete strangers, taking far greater risks than Poles who were helping Jews, since they were not being hunted on the streets. ... Read more


No Balm for their Wounds

No Balm for their Wounds

As part of the "Zoom into Research" ongoing online lecture series presented by Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust Research, Prof. Dan Stone of Royal Holloway, University of London, gave a fascinating presentation of a topic relatively under-investigated in Holocaust historiography: "Elderly Survivors in the Wake of the Holocaust."... Read more

Righteous Among the Nations

Coby Blom-de Groot (center) with Israel’s Ambassador to the Netherlands H.E. Mr. Naor Gilon (right) and Friends of Yad Vashem in the Netherlands Chairman David Simon (left). Courtesy: Embassy of Israel, Netherlands

"She was Deeply Loved": Diary Kept by the Daughter of Dutch Righteous

"In spite of the difficult circumstances, Moek looks good, all credit to Mom and Dad, who cared for Moek like they cared for me. They have been a father and mother to her."So wrote Coby (Jacoba) Blom-de Groot in the diary she kept while her parents gave refuge to 'Moeke' (Ria Gurfein), the infant daughter of Markus (Max) and Zilla Gurfein.... Read more