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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.

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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The Pen and the Sword

Jewish Artist and Partisan, Alexander Bogen

Shachar Leven
Alexander Bogen “A Jewish Partisan in the Voroshilov Brigade” , 1943
Alexander Bogen “A Jewish Partisan in the Voroshilov Brigade” , 1943

Pencil on paper

Alexander Bogen “A Fighters’ Meal”, 1943
Alexander Bogen “A Fighters’ Meal”, 1943

Pencil on paper

Alexander Bogen, an artist and partisan unit commander in the forests around Vilna, Lithuania.
Alexander Bogen, an artist and partisan unit commander in the forests around Vilna, Lithuania.

He smuggled Jews out of the ghetto into the forests, trained them how to fight and led them in attacks against the Germans