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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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On the Holocaust - a Yad Vashem Podcast

"On the Holocaust" brings together historians and experts from Yad Vashem - the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, who present new perspectives on the Holocaust, exploring its untold stories and unknown heroes.

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The Perpetrators of the Holocaust - Consequences at a Distance.

The Perpetrators of the Holocaust - Consequences at a Distance.

Hi, and welcome to ‘On the Holocaust,’ a podcast from Yad Vashem: the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. I’m your host, Nate Nelson.There’s a certain way police talk and write while doing their jobs. You know it from crime serials: white male, mid-20s, medium build, seen speaking into a microphone. Very terse, to the point, no color. It’s like this for a reason: cops aren’t supposed to be inserting their opinions, or any other information not specifically necessary to enforcing the law while on duty.German officers under the Third Reich were, as you’d...
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Emanuel Ringelbum and The Warsaw Ghetto secret Archive

Emanuel Ringelbum and The Warsaw Ghetto secret Archive

 In November, 1940, the German occupiers of Warsaw forced nearly 400,000 Jews into 1.3 square miles of land, then walled off the neighborhood.
That's when a group of Jews got together to document what was happening. They wrote of disease, starvation and torture, both physical and psychological, but also of themselves, their families and the brief moments of normalcy amid all the horror. This was the Oneg Shabbat archive, and it's our primary record of the Warsaw Ghetto to this day.  
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The Shtetl: Between Myth and Reality

The Shtetl: Between Myth and Reality

Prior to the Holocaust, much of the Jewish landscape of Eastern Europe was made up of shtetls. Today, decades after its destruction, the shtetl’s residents, streets and buildings still remain etched in the Jewish collective memory.
In this episode of "On the Holocaust", Yad Vashem's podcast, Prof. Samuel Kassow takes us into the world of the shtetl, introducing its origins, history and inner-dynamics.
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And the World Remained Silent: the Allies and the Holocaust- Part II

And the World Remained Silent: the Allies and the Holocaust- Part II

Description: The allies were receiving accurate information about the murder of European Jewry at a very early stage. However, even though they formally denounced Nazi atrocities against the Jews in 1942, the "Final Solution" continued to unfold, largely uninterrupted. Why did allied leaders stand by as millions were being killed? In this episode of "On the Holocaust", Yad Vashem's podcast, Dr. David Silberklang will continue to explore the free world's response to the Holocaust.
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And the World Remained Silent: the Allies and the Holocaust- Part I

And the World Remained Silent: the Allies and the Holocaust- Part I

How did the free world stand idly by during the Holocaust? This question is one that continues to echo today.
For many years it was commonly thought that the "Final Solution" was shrouded in secrecy, as it was indeed planned to be by Nazi Germany. Yet Information regarding the mass murder of Jews in Europe began to reach the free world soon after these actions began.
What did this information entail and how did it reach the "outside world"? In this episode of "On the Holocaust", Yad Vashem's podcast, Dr. David Silberklang will discuss these issues, as well...
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Women in Auschwitz

Women in Auschwitz

The Auschwitz concentration camp was one of the most horrific places ever conceived of by man--a place of constant torture. The experience was uniquely terrible for women, who were forced into some of the most unimaginable of circumstances. Even years later, the mothers who survived couldn't escape the memory.
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The Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht

Germany's army during World War II was seen by many, on both sides of the conflict, to be politically "neutral". While the Nazi regime carried out the Holocaust, it was thought, the army was elsewhere, carrying out more traditional warfare. This was a fiction. The Wehrmacht were a Nazi army. So how did this fiction spread? And who had an interest in spreading it?
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Operation Reinhard

Operation Reinhard

Operation Reinhard was a Nazi plan to exterminate all of Poland’s Jewish population. It was methodically plotted and marked the single deadliest phase in the entire Holocaust.
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An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye

After the Holocaust, a group of young Jews decided to enact revenge on the Germans. They called themselves The Avengers. Their plan? An equivalent punishment
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Hall of Names

Hall of Names

The Hall of Names at Yad Vashem is the world's most significant memorial for Holocaust victims. But gathering information on thousands of people killed so many years ago is not easy. Teams of dedicated historians and archivists work every day to find, gather and present information in a way that will properly honor those lost.
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Jews Saving Jews

Jews Saving Jews

While so many were being kidnapped, held in captivity and killed, a group of free Jews in Europe were working to help their brothers and sisters. They called themselves "The Working Group." Their goal was to save as many people as possible. The odds were not in their favor.
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