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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 2018

18/11/2018

Jewish Leadership in Lithuanian Ghettos

International Conference Hosted by Yad Vashem's Mirilashvili Center
02/11/2018

Yad Vashem Marks 80 Years since the Kristallnacht Pogrom

Personal Stories and Artifacts from Kristallnacht Featured in Yad Vashem's New Exhibition "It Came from Within"
09/10/2018

Yad Vashem Hosts a Ceremony Posthumously Honoring Mikołaj and Helena Sajowski and Aniela Debińska as Righteous Among the Nations

Ceremony will take place in the presence of Holocaust survivor Sala Armel-Goldhar and her son Mitch Goldhar
02/10/2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Yad Vashem on Thursday

Due to security considerations, Yad Vashem will open to the public at 10:00 on Thursday
06/08/2018

Kites for Korczak

Members of the Hamahanot Haolim Youth Movement to fly dozens of kites in memory of Janusz Korczak, Stefa Wilczynska and the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto
05/07/2018

Yad Vashem mourns the loss of French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

Best known for his documentary films about the Shoah, which dramatically changed Holocaust remembrance around the world
24/06/2018

"Teaching the Holocaust: Time, Place and Relevance"

Some 350 educators from 50 countries will participate in the International Conference of Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem
29/05/2018

Yad Vashem Signs Educational Agreements with the German States of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland

Israel's Minister of Education Naftali Bennett will sign these agreements together with Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev
27/05/2018

"They Say There Is a Land" - Longing for Eretz Israel during the Holocaust

Holocaust survivors whose stories are presented in the exhibition will attend the opening on 29 May
30/04/2018

Yad Vashem Signs Educational Agreement with the German State of Brandenburg

The agreement will be signed in the presence of Minister President of the German State of Brandenburg Dr. Dietmar Woidke
29/04/2018

Yad Vashem Chairman to confer Italian Righteous Among the Nations Gino Bartali with Commemorative Citizenship Tomorrow

Giro d'Italia Big Start Honorary President Sylvan Adams, together with cyclists from the Giro d'Italia, will participate in a Memorial Ride through Yad Vashem and stop in front of the Memorial to the Deportees
10/04/2018

Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day begins at 20:00 on 11 April 2018

"70 Years of Remembering and Building: Holocaust Survivors and the State of Israel" is the central theme for this year's commemoration ceremonies and events
09/04/2018

Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day begins at 20:00 on 11 April 2018

"70 Years of Remembering and Building: Holocaust Survivors and the State of Israel" is the central theme for this year's commemoration ceremonies and events 
23/01/2018

Vice President Mike Pence at Yad Vashem Today

Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Mrs. Sara Netanyahu will accompany the VP during his visit
22/01/2018

Vice President Mike Pence at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Due to security considerations, Yad Vashem will be closed to the public on Tuesday
21/01/2018

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

On Wednesday, 24 January 2018 Yad Vashem will open a new exhibition entitled "Flashes of Memory – Photography during the Holocaust"
18/01/2018

Yad Vashem inaugurates a new exhibition: "Flashes of Memory - Photography during the Holocaust" Content Under Embargo until 24 January 2018 at 09:00

The exhibition will open in the presence of Holocaust survivors who have identified themselves in archival photographs and films on display, or as the owners of original cameras from the period of the Holocaust donated to Yad Vashem
10/01/2018

Yad Vashem's French Database of Shoah Victims' Names to be Launched Today in Paris

The world's largest such database, containing over 4,700,000 names of Holocaust victims, is also available in English, Hebrew, Spanish, Russian and German