Until recently, the name of six-year-old Michoel Hesheles was one of the more than one million names of Shoah victims that are still missing from Yad Vashem's Central Database of Shoah Victims Names. However, when 84-year-old Yoske Badichi, a longtime active volunteer in Yad Vashem's Names Recovery Project, came to Jerusalem in the summer of 2017 to participate in his great-nephew's son's recent Pidyon Haben ceremony – whereby a Jewish firstborn son is "redeemed" from service in the (destroyed) Holy Temple – he made an amazing discovery.
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.