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Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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Yad Vashem Mourns Passing of Righteous Among the Nations Beitz

01 August 2013

Yad Vashem is saddened by the passing of Berthold Beitz, a Righteous Among the Nations, and a close friend of Yad Vashem, who took extraordinary risks to try and protect and rescue Jews during the Holocaust. The Righteous Among the Nations are exemplars to us, proof that our choices and actions have an impact and effect. The hundreds of people alive today – Holocaust survivors and their descendants- thanks to Beitz’s actions during the Holocaust are a testament to his courage and heroism.

You can find Berthold Beitz’s story on our website in English: http://www.yad-vashem.org.il/yv/en/righteous/stories/beitz.asp

And in German: https://www.yadvashem.org/yv/de/righteous/stories/beitz.asp