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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 2022


Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan Visits Lithuania for the First Time to Raise Awareness for Holocaust Remembrance and Education

During his Visit, Dayan Attended the World Premiere of "Vessels of Light", a Symphony Commemorating the Courageous Holocaust-Era Actions of Japanese Diplomat Chiune Sugihara

US President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to Visit Yad Vashem on Wednesday, 13 July 2022

President Biden will shake the hands of two Holocaust survivors – Giselle Cycowicz and Rena Quint – in the Hall of Remembrance

Yad Vashem Announces the Creation of a New Book of Names Containing the Names of some 4,800,000 Holocaust Victims

The Book of Names will debut in New York in the United Nations Headquarters in the presence of UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 27-28 April 2022

Central Theme for Holocaust Remembrance Day:  "Transports to Extinction: Deportations of the Jews During the Holocaust"

Yad Vashem Posthumously Recognizes Doctor Jacob Cornelis Boon, from Holland, as Righteous Among the Nations

Ceremony to take place at Yad Vashem on 3 February 2022 at 11:00

Yad Vashem & the Claims Conference Mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day by Launching a new Innovative Social Media Campaign: #DONTBEABYSTANDER

The Claims Conference In Partnership With Yad Vashem Launches New Social Media Campaign To Honor Righteous Among The Nations, Non-Jews Who Risked Everything During The Holocaust To Rescue Jews.

Yad Vashem Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Israel's President will address the Diplomatic Corps serving in Israel at Yad Vashem's Symposium on Thursday, 27 January

Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022 Yad Vashem Launches Commemorative Activities Online

Yad Vashem and Meta Partner to Promote the IRemember Wall to Commemorate Victims of the Holocaust

Yad Vashem Partners with the Museum of Jewish Heritage and JewishGen to Expand Access to Yad Vashem's “Pages of Testimony” and the 4,800,000 names commemorated in the Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names

Genealogy researchers on JewishGen can now tap into Yad Vashem’s collection of Pages of Testimony memorializing family and friends lost in the Holocaust