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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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Opening Ceremony

Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaking at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaking at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

President Moshe Katsav speaking at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
President Moshe Katsav speaking at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Prof. Zvi Bachrach speaks on behalf of the survivors during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Prof. Zvi Bachrach speaks on behalf of the survivors during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Paratroopers stand at attention during the ceremony
Paratroopers stand at attention during the ceremony

Hedy Hirsch, One of the six designated torchlighters lights a torch during the ceremony
Hedy Hirsch, One of the six designated torchlighters lights a torch during the ceremony

The audience during the ceremony
The audience during the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Chasia Bornstein (Bielicka) lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Chasia Bornstein (Bielicka) lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Uri Chanoch lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Uri Chanoch lights one of the six torches at the ceremony