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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 2006

13/12/2006

“Holocaust Denial: Paving the Way to Genocide”

Forty Diplomats to Participate in Symposium Tomorrow at Yad Vashem
10/12/2006

Yad Vashem Alarmed by Continued Iranian Holocaust Denial

“Holocaust Denial: Paving the Way to Genocide” Symposium at Yad Vashem Thursday with Participation of Diplomatic Corps
05/11/2006

International School for Holocaust Studies to Award 2006 Prizes for Excellence in the Field of Holocaust Studies at ceremony tomorrow

Among Prize Recipients: English teacher who created a website in memory of her mother, a Holocaust survivor, that includes information on Holocaust lesson plans; a book that tells the story of a Japanese teacher who chose to teach about the Shoah and ended up discovering new information about the life and fate of young Jewish victim; a French teacher who explored Jewish life in France before and during the Holocaust and then partnered with a community there to bring her students to France; and a Holocaust education center and museum established and guided by sixth graders in their own school
26/10/2006

Dr Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson To Grant Yad Vashem $25 Million, To Expand Its Outreach Activities In Holocaust Education & Commemoration

This Is The Largest Donation Ever Received By Yad Vashem From One DonorTribute Ceremony To Honor the Donors at Yad Vashem on FridayIn Presence of Prime Minister Olmert and Prof. Elie Wiesel
25/09/2006

Let My People Live! International Forum 65 Years Since the Murders at Babi Yar

Yad Vashem Chairman Shalev to participate in events in Kiev and Babi Yar
31/07/2006

About One Million Pages of Documentation about the Shoah Uploaded to Yad Vashem Website

Some 11,650 archival lists now available to the public
17/07/2006

Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony Tuesday at Yad Vashem

Four Righteous from Ukraine Posthumously Recognized in Presence of Survivors
10/07/2006

Pensioners Party led by party Chairman Rafi Eitan to Visit Yad Vashem Tomorrow

During the visit, Yad Vashem Chairman of the Directorate Avner Shalev will show Minister Eitan artifacts recently received by Yad Vashem related to the capture of Eichmann
09/07/2006

First Greek Educators Seminar at Yad Vashem

First Scandinavian Educators Seminar UnderwayInternational Summer Seminar for Educators Enters Second Week
29/05/2006

Dutch Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony at Yad Vashem Wednesday

Ceremony to take place in presence of rescuer and survivors
08/05/2006

Yad Vashem to Commemorate VE Day Tomorrow

Minister of Immigrant Absorption Ze’ev Boim to Participate in Official Ceremony
03/04/2006

New Center to Support Student Visits to Yad Vashem

The David and Fela Shapell Family Shoah and Heroism Study Center for Youth to Facilitate Holocaust Study for Hundreds of High School Classes from Across Israel and Abroad
14/03/2006

New Online Community Outreach Guide for Holocaust Names Recovery Project

Comprehensive kit available at www.yadvashem.org
24/01/2006

New Exhibition at Yad Vashem: Montparnasse Déporté: The End of L’Ecole de Paris

Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Opening to take place in presence of Diplomatic Corps
23/01/2006

Yad Vashem “No Child’s Play” exhibit opens tomorrow at UN

Traveling exhibit highlights plight of children in the Holocaust
11/01/2006

Yad Vashem Warns Against Complacency in Face of Iranian Holocaust Denial

Chairman of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev: “The international community must act to prevent genocidal intentions from becoming genocidal capabilities.”