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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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Press Releases 2004

21/12/2004

In reaction to reports that Gush Katif residents plan to wear “orange stars:”

Yad Vashem calls to refrain from using all symbols and terminology taken from the Shoah in the public-political debate
16/11/2004

Who was Responsible for the Holocaust, Hitler or the Germans?

One of the topics to be raised during the International Conference on Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, opening on 21.11.04 entitled: “Holocaust Research in Context: The Emergence of Research Centers and Approaches.”
11/11/2004

The International Commission on the Holocaust in Romania, under the Chairmanship of Elie Wiesel, presents its conclusions to Romanian President Iliescu

Chairman of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev: “This is an important step in Romania’s confrontation with its past”
08/11/2004

Tomorrow at Yad Vashem: Marking 66 Years Since Kristallnacht

Seminar, performance and memorial ceremony with the participation of hundreds of students
14/10/2004

Yad Vashem Honors Alfons and Aurelia Gawlak as Righteous Among the Nations

Polish couple honored posthumously. Daughter accepts medal on their behalf
13/10/2004

Ceremony Commemorating the Holocaust in Italy Tomorrow at Yad Vashem

Memorial Service is part of Italian and Israeli Researchers’ Workshop “Fascism, War and Memory” Under Discussion
08/09/2004

Yad Vashem receives thousands of names of Shoah Victims from Auschwitz Museum and the Jewish Museum of Deportation and Remembrance in Mechelen, Belgium

Information Provided during International Meeting to Discuss Efforts to Record Names of Holocaust Victims in advance of uploading of Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names to Internet
25/08/2004

Encyclopedia of the Righteous Among the Nations: The Netherlands to be Unveiled at Yad Vashem Ceremony Tomorrow

Avner Shalev to present two-volume Encyclopedia to Dutch Ambassador in presence of Righteous Among the Nations from Holland
10/08/2004

“Jewish Identity in the Post - Holocaust World”

Closing Session of the International Conference on Holocaust Education, in memory of Dr. Israel Asper, Tomorrow at Yad Vashem
05/08/2004

“Teaching the Holocaust to Future Generations”

Over 220 participants from 31 countries to participate in Fourth International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem, in cooperation with Oranim Educational Initiatives, Ltd. Opening Ceremony, in the presence of Ehud Olmert, to take place Sunday evening
18/07/2004

Yad Vashem Calls for Immediate Action in Darfur

Recalls Lessons of the Past in Statement Urging International Response
05/07/2004

Israel Genealogical Society calls on genealogists worldwide to submit Pages of Testimony to Yad Vashem Hall of Names

500 Genealogists at Yad Vashem today as part of International Jewish Genealogy Conference
05/07/2004

Ile de France Region to Support Yad Vashem Francophone Project

Announced During Visit of 50 French Mayors and Deputy Mayors to Yad Vashem
06/05/2004

Yad Vashem to Commemorate VE Day

Minister of Immigrant Absorption Tzippi Livni to Participate in Official Ceremony
15/04/2004

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem will hold a seminarfor the IDF General Staff Forum

IDF Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Moshe Ya’alon will participate in the study day on the topic of “Today’s Antisemitism and Holocaust Remembrance”
14/04/2004

Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, 18-19.4.04

Central Theme and Events at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
14/04/2004

In Preparation for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day:

Senior Command Corps of the Israel Police Will Hold a Seminar at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem
13/04/2004

April 15: Dedication Ceremony in Budapest for Hungary’s New Holocaust Museum

In Attendance: President of Israel and Chairman of Yad Vashem Televised Ceremony to Feature Original Auschwitz Album - on Loan from Yad Vashem - and Interview with Survivor Pictured in It
04/03/2004

Romanian Education Minister: “I Will Act to Bring Romanian Pupils to Yad Vashem”

Focus of Visit at Yad Vashem: Holocaust Education Training for Romanian Teachers and Curricula for Students
04/03/2004

Yad Vashem Has Data on Sen. Kerry’s Relatives Who Perished in the Holocaust

Records for Otto Loewe and Jenny Loewe Found in Yad Vashem’s Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names
02/03/2004

250 Member Consistoire Delegation Visits Yad Vashem

President of French Jewish Communities Organization Commits to Supporting Online Database of Shoah Victims’ Names
25/02/2004

Cabinet Minister Sharansky Visits Yad Vashem

Previews New Museum and Online Database of Holocaust Victims’ Names, Discusses Cooperation to Counter Antisemitism, Views Original Documents from the Holocaust
23/02/2004

500 Participants in Prime Minister’s Tourism Conference Visit Yad Vashem

Exclusive Preview of New Holocaust History Museum Given to Tour Operators, Representatives of Institutions, and Journalists
08/02/2004

American Jewish Committee Board of Governors Visits Yad Vashem

Group of 130 Tours New Holocaust History Museum and Hall of Names Construction Site, Visits International School for Holocaust Studies
03/02/2004

Yad Vashem Reacts to Gas Chambers in North Korea

In Letter to UN Secretary-General, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev Calls for Investigation of Political Genocide
25/01/2004

Yad Vashem Responds to Poll in UK Revealing Trivialization of the Holocaust

Call to Action: Focus on the Unique Nature and Facts of the Holocaust
22/01/2004

Major European Countries to Mark Holocaust on January 27

Yad Vashem Provides Remembrance and Educational Resources
01/01/2004

Yad Vashem Announces First Book in New Series on Anti-Semitism

Europe’s Crumbling Myths: The Post-Holocaust Origins of Today’s Anti-Semitism Was Presented Today to Israeli Government Minister Natan Sharansky