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Visiting Info
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.

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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Keeping the Hope Alive

Research Workshop on the Search for Missing Relatives after WWII

Leah Goldstein

"Searching for relatives and friends after the war was a first impulse for many of the survivors. It was almost the natural thing to do – to find out if anyone had survived. Institutions like the International Tracing Service (ITS) evolved over time and were of great use to the survivors, but it seems that the survivors themselves went on their own journey – physically traversing through Europe to find out if anyone had survived as well as contacting anyone they could think of to let them know they were still alive. The communication with others who knew them or may have witnessed the events was an important part of the journey. The search was arguably a first step in their rehabilitation."

Zborowski Center Director Dr. Sharon Kangisser-Cohen

Letter written after the war by Holocaust survivor Tonia Kaplan (née Wolnerman) from Haifa, searching for information regarding her father Natan and her sisters Fela and Renia
Letter written after the war by Holocaust survivor Tonia Kaplan (née Wolnerman) from Haifa, searching for information regarding her father Natan and her sisters Fela and Renia

'Near and Far' newspaper from April 1946, showing the names of Holocaust survivors and lists of missing relatives
'Near and Far' newspaper from April 1946, showing the names of Holocaust survivors and lists of missing relatives

ResearchSurvivors