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Opening Hours:

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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"Gathering the Fragments": Love Letter from Auschwitz

Ilona Angert

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.

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

The letter sent by Pinhas Bornstein to is wife Ita in Auscwhtiz-Birkenau, January 1945
The letter sent by Pinhas Bornstein to is wife Ita in Auscwhtiz-Birkenau, January 1945

Ita and Pinhas Bornstein with their infant daughter Helen, Munich, 1947
Ita and Pinhas Bornstein with their infant daughter Helen, Munich, 1947

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