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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 2009


Actress who Played Anne in "The Diary of Anne Frank" Visits Yad Vashem

Special symposium held at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival in conjunction with Yad Vashem

Righteous Among the Nations From France to be Posthumously Recognized Tuesday at Yad Vashem

Holocaust Survivor Dr Ehud Loeb and the grandchildren of the Rescuers will attend the event

Yad Vashem to Receive Original Auschwitz Plans Today in a Ceremony in Berlin

The architectural plans were acquired by the German newspaper Bild, which chose to donate them to Yad Vashem

Refugees from Darfur to Visit Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Visit to take place at the initiative of organizations dedicated to assisting refugees

Personal items from Auschwitz to be donated to Yad Vashem Monday

Holocaust survivor Meyer Hack found the items during slave labor in Auschwitz

Special Concert at Yad Vashem

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Leonard Bernstein’s “Kaddish - Symphony No. 3” with a Libretto, “A Dialogue with God” Written and Narrated by Holocaust Survivor Dr. Samuel PisarThe Concert will take place in the Presence of President Shimon Peres, and is sponsored by Mrs. Lily Safra, President of the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation

Official Ceremony to Commemorate VE Day Sunday at Yad Vashem

With the Participation of Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa Landver and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

Prime Minister of Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany, at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Will meet participants of German police officers seminar taking place at Yad Vashem’s School

The Untold Stories: The Murder Sites of the Jews in the Former USSR

Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day New Comprehensive Research Project Uploaded to www.yadvashem.org

Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust - Current State of Research International Academic Workshop Opened at Yad Vashem Today

Papal Nuncio: “One cannot be Catholic if he denies the Shoah”Chairman Shalev: “We are aware that the Pope has ordered the acceleration of the cataloguing of the Vatican Archives to enable their opening”

Bruno Schulz: Wall Painting under Coercion

New Display at Yad Vashem Museum of Holocaust Art Opens FridayAuthor David Grossman to Speak at the Event

REMINDER: Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day:“BESA: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust” Opens Tomorrow in Ramle

Hebrew/Arabic Exhibition will open in presence of Israeli-Arab High School Students from RamleREMINDER TV/Stills: Recommended Arrival at 10:00

Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev at the Cabinet meeting today: 'Alongside increasing antisemitism over the past month, we are witness to an ever-increasing worldwide interest in the Holocaust.'

Events Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, to address official UN event marking fourth 'International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust'

Monday: Diplomatic Corps at Yad Vashem in advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Reflecting growth of worldwide interest in the Holocaust, a new International Seminars Wing will be built at the International School for Holocaust Studies