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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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Prime Minister of Japan at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

18 January 2015

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, January 19, 2015. He will be accompanied by his wife, Akie Abe. The Prime Minister will tour the Holocaust History Museum, participate in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, visit the tree planted in honor of Righteous Among the Nations Chiune-Sempo Sugihara, visit the Children’s Memorial and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book.

 
Media arrangements:
 
Hall of Names, Holocaust History Museum: Photo – op: POOL
 
Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance, in the presence of Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad Vashem: OPEN with valid GPO card
 
The tree: Closed
 
Signing of the Guest Book: OPEN with valid GPO card.
 
POOL:
Stills: AFP, Yediot Achronot
TV: AP
 
Media who are interested in covering the visit, must RSVP to media.relations@yadvashem.org.il and arrive at the Hall of Remembrance, with valid GPO card by 9:00.