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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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Press Releases 2017

16/11/2017

What were the challenges Jewish Soviet family units faced both during and immediately after the Holocaust?

International Conference Hosted by Yad Vashem on Jewish Family Life in the German Occupied Soviet Union During the Holocaust
25/10/2017

Tomorrow in Berlin: Ceremony Posthumously Honoring Righteous Among the Nations Dr. Mohamed Helmy in the Presence of the Egyptian Physician's Family

Dr. Mohamed Helmy was honored as Righteous Among the Nations in 2013 and only now family members were located and agreed to accept the Medal and Certificate from Israel's Ambassador to Israel
25/10/2017

Yad Vashem Uncovers Over 200,000 New Names of Hungarian Holocaust Victims

Yad Vashem honors the late Simone Veil and marks the completion of a 10-year project funded by the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah collecting Names of Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust
07/08/2017

Marking 75 Years since the Murder of Janusz Korczak, Stefa Wilczynska and the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto

Members of the Hamachanot Haolim youth movement to fly dozens of kites in their memory
03/07/2017

Indian Prime Minister to Visit Yad Vashem Tuesday

The Prime Minister's visit is open to pool coverage only
02/07/2017

Simone Veil, Holocaust Survivor and Politician, Dies at Age 89

Respected and cherished in France and around the world, Veil fought against Holocaust denial and antisemitism
21/05/2017

President of the United States to Visit Yad Vashem on Tuesday

The President will be presented with a replica of a Holocaust-era personal album belonging to Ester Goldstein, murdered during the Holocaust at age 16.The Presidential Visit will be broadcast live via the Yad Vashem Website
23/04/2017

Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day to be Broadcast Live Tonight at 20:00

Tune in to www.yadvashem.org, Facebook and YouTube to watch the central state ceremony at Yad Vashem
19/04/2017

Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day begins at 20:00, 23-24 April 2017

"Restoring Their Identities: The Fate of the Individual During the Holocaust" is the central theme for this year's commemoration ceremonies and events
14/03/2017

"Such a Beautiful Sunny Day"

New book tells the untold story of the Jewish struggle for survival in the Polish countryside, 1942-1945
26/01/2017

Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses Diplomatic Corps at Yad Vashem's International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

The diary of Ruth Kalka, which she kept while interned in the Czestochowa ghetto and escaping the Nazis between 1942-1945, was unveiled at the event
22/01/2017

Yad Vashem Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, Abroad and Online

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the Annual Symposium for the Diplomatic Corps on Thursday at Yad Vashem
15/01/2017

Who Was Karoline Cohn?

Recent archeological digs at the site of the former Nazi extermination camp, Sobibór, have unearthed personal effects belonging to victims of the Holocaust. Archaeologists have found various items, including jewelry and watches as well as a unique pendant bearing a date, the words