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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 2016


First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem

"I grew up believing that we had no family, that everyone was murdered in Poland…Thanks to Yad Vashem, we discovered that we are not alone" Henia Moskowitz Borenstein

Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev to Receive the Order of Civil Merit by the Kingdom of Spain

Ambassador Fernando Carderera Soler to bestow the award at a ceremony on Thursday

Dr. Kim Wünschmann Named 2016 Yad Vashem International Book Prize Winner

Annual prize recognizing scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust

"Jews and Non-Jews During the Holocaust in the USSR:"

International Workshop Hosted by Yad Vashem's Mirilashvili Center

Yad Vashem to Honor Joseph and Marie Andries as Righteous Among the Nations

Righteous Commission Chairman, Supreme Court Justice (ret.) Jacob Türkel will be presenting the award to Dr. Francoise Rampelberg, family member of the Righteous, on behalf of the late Joseph and Marie Andries

Russian Prime Minister to Visit Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Due to the Prime Minister's Visit, Yad Vashem will be closed to the Public Tomorrow (Friday)

Yad Vashem Signs Agreement with the Albanian National Archives

"This is an historic day for Holocaust Commemoration and Education. Together we shall study and educate the world on this relatively unknown chapter of the Holocaust and of the Albanian people, who came to the aide and rescue of their Jewish neighbors in an unprecedented manner over 70 years ago" Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev

Marking 75 Years since the Murders at Babi Yar

Mirilashvili Center Director Dr. Arkadi Zeltser to uncover the activities undertaken by the Jewish community during the Soviet regime to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust at a unique seminar on killing sites in the territories of the FSU

Building a Visual Memory of the Holocaust

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) Workshop on Holocaust Archival Footage as a Historical Source: Methodology and Ethics in the Digital Era

Yad Vashem Leadership Mission meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

"The survivors have entrusted us with the task of transmitting their legacy to future generations." Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev

Yad Vashem to Honor the late Jan Willem Kamphuis and Klazenia Kamphuis-Vink, Righteous Among the Nations from Holland, on Tuesday

The ceremony will take place in the presence of Righteous Commission Chairman, Supreme Court Justice (ret.) Jacob Turkel

Yad Vashem mourns the loss of a dear friend and colleague, Holocaust survivor Professor Elie Wiesel

"He was devoted to bearing testimony to the atrocities he witnessed, and did so through his exceptional talents both as a writer and as a gifted orator." Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev

"Continuity During Crisis"

10th Annual International Holocaust Education Conference for Ultra-Orthodox Educators 6-7 July 2016

Marking 75 Years since the Outbreak of Operation Barbarossa

"Pariahs Among Pariahs" by Dr. Aron Shneyer (Yad Vashem Publications) released under the auspices of the Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

Yad Vashem to Honor Apostolos & Maria Voliotis, Righteous Among the Nations from Greece on Tuesday

Survivors Yulia-Levana Shalish (née Hakim) and Abraham Hakim to Attend the Ceremony

Marking the 71st Anniversary of the Allied Victory over Nazi Germany

With the Participation of Immigrant and Absorption Minister Zeev Elkin

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, 4-5 May 2016, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

"Everything is Forbidden to Us, and Yet We do Everything": The Struggle to Maintain the Human Spirit during the Holocaust is the central theme for this year's commemoration ceremonies and events

Highlights of the Stories of the Six Torchlighters 2016

Marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

Designing Memory

Italian Student Wins Israel's Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Poster Competition

Yad Vashem's "Art from the Holocaust" Exhibition Closes in Berlin

With nearly 50,000 visitors, the display is one of the German Historical Museums' most popular temporary exhibits ever

President Barack Obama to Attend Yad Vashem Ceremony Honoring Righteous Among the Nations Today

Tune in live to hear the President's Remarks at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC

President Obama to Speak at Righteous Among the Nations Ceremony at the Israeli Embassy in Washington

Event Posthumously Honoring American & Polish Citizens Who Risked Their Own Lives to Rescue Jews During Holocaust To Take Place On January 27th

Yad Vashem Marks International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Yad Vashem to host annual diplomatic symposium with the participation of representatives from over 40 countries

Art from the Holocaust: 100 Works from the Yad Vashem Collection

New Exhibition at the German Historical Museum in Berlin to open with the participation of Chancellor Angela Merkel