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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-17:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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 2005

13/11/2005

Hungarian Foreign Minister at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Will present Avner Shalev and three Yad Vashem employees with high state decorations
07/11/2005

Serbian President at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Ceremony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow
06/11/2005

Righteous Among the Nations from Poland and Holland

Ceremony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow
01/11/2005

Yad Vashem Welcomes United Nations Resolution on Holocaust Remembrance

Resolution’s focus on education key to safeguarding basic human values
31/10/2005

The Genocide in Rwanda - Have we learned anything from the Holocaust?

Panel Discussion Wednesday part of Seminar for Tutsi Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide Beginning Today at Yad Vashem
10/10/2005

Over 600,000 Visit new Museum at Yad Vashem Since Opening

Museum Hours Extended to 20:00 on Thursdays
09/10/2005

International Forum on Holocaust Education opens at Yad Vashem

11 countries participate in Yad Vashem-OSCE working meetings
26/09/2005

Visitors to online Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names nears 6 million

Yad Vashem urging people to submit unrecorded names at www.yadvashem.org
26/09/2005

Encyclopedia of the Righteous Among the Nations: Belgium Published

Avner Shalev to present volume to Belgian Ambassador at Yad Vashem Ceremony
06/06/2005

New Synagogue to be Inaugurated at Yad Vashem in Presence of Chief Rabbis

Showcases Judaica from Destroyed Synagogues in Europe
08/05/2005

Two VE-Day Events Tomorrow: at Yad Vashem and Latrun

Minister of Defense Shaul Mofaz to participate in morning event at Yad VashemState ceremony at Latrun in evening in presence of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
10/04/2005

Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Major Karl Plagge to be posthumously honored in presence of German Ambassador
10/04/2005

Tens of Thousands Visit Yad Vashem’s new Holocaust History Museum in First Two Weeks Since Opening

Due to the intense interest in the Museum, visiting hours will be extended until 8:00 p.m. during the Passover holiday
03/04/2005

Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Seven Righteous Among the Nations from Poland, Czech Republic and Serbia & Montenegro to be recognized
13/03/2005

New Holocaust History Museum to Open at Yad Vashem

Inaugural Ceremony March 15 in Presence of Heads of State and other DignitariesNew Museum to Emphasize Human Story – Replaces Current Historical Museum
02/03/2005

NEW YAD VASHEM MUSEUM TO BE INAUGURATED MARCH 15

Special Session March 16 with Participation of World Leaders
09/02/2005

Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

The late Giovanni Palatucci to be honored in presence of Italian Interior Minister
06/02/2005

Secretary Rice at Yad Vashem Today

FM Shalom to accompany visit
31/01/2005

German President Kohler at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

President Katzav to Accompany Visit
25/01/2005

Let My People Live!

International Forum Marks 60 Years Since the Liberation of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau