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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.

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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 >>>


"The Greatest Honor of My Life"

"The Greatest Honor of My Life"

At the end of the summer, Israel's government approved the appointment of Dani Dayan as the new Chairman of Yad Vashem. Dayan, 65, was born in Argentina to a family originating from Eastern Europe, and served most recently as Consul General of Israel in New York. In a special interview for Yad Vashem Jerusalem Magazine, Dayan outlined his initial feelings on this appointment, as well as his understanding... Read more


“Our Beloved Iozefson Family Is No More “...

“Our Beloved Iozefson Family Is No More “...

The role of neighbors as a source of information in Eastern Europe – and in particular in the Soviet Union – due to the mass murder campaigns in the area is of great significance. Those Jews that survived, mostly due to evacuations deep into Soviet territory or service in the Red Army, learned through the letters of former neighbors about the fate of their loved ones and communities. Among... Read more


Peter Rosenfeld Span telling his story for the Yad Vashem Survivor Testimony Film Series

Jews On Ice: New Testimony Film Reveals Kasztner’s Less-Known Rescue Operation

In the latest edition to Yad Vashem's Survivor Testimony Film Series, "Mother Told Us Not to Run," Peter Rosenfeld Span relates the incredible story of survival of his mother, siblings and himself.... Read more

New Online

Menachem-Mendel Bernstein of Ylakiai, Lithuania, sent to his sister Ida Lev (née Bernstein) in Tel Aviv. On the back of the photo, he wrote in Hebrew: “An everlasting memento from your dear brother Mendel Bernstein, 20 May 1935.” Yad Vashem Archives

"Something Terrible is Going On"

A new online exhibition presents stories of Jewish families and their fate in the wake of "Operation Barbarossa" in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, eastern Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania and Yugoslavia.... 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

Jews in the Tuvia Bielski family camp in the Naliboki Forest, May 1944. Yad Vashem Archives

"For the Sake of My People"

On 17 December 2020, the last day of the festival of Chanukah that marks the miraculous victory of the small Jewish stronghold in the Land of Israel against their mighty Greek occupiers, Yad Vashem held a special online symposium dedicated to Jewish Rescue during the Holocaust.... Read more


Yad Vashem Guardians Lilly Zborowski Naveh and Murry Zborowski unveil a plaque marking their family’s continued support of the Diana and Eli Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust

"Active Participants in their Destiny": The Diana and Eli Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust 

On 5 August, a ceremony was held at Yad Vashem in recognition of the Zborowski family's continued support of the Diana and Eli Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust.... Read more

Righteous Among the Nations

Dr. Joel Zisenwine (left) and Dani Dayan with Galina Grinchik in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations

Making the Right Choice: Ukrainian Yelena Grinchik Posthumously Honored as Righteous Among the Nations

On 30 September 2021, Yad Vashem hosted a ceremony honoring the late Yelena Grinchik as Righteous Among the Nations – the first such ceremony to be held on the Mount of Remembrance for some three years.... Read more