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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

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

President Shimon Peres gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
President Shimon Peres gives his address at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony
Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony

Twins Iudit Barnea and Lia Huber (nées Csengeri) light one of the six torches at the ceremony
Twins Iudit Barnea and Lia Huber (nées Csengeri) light one of the six torches at the ceremony

Violinist David Strongin (left), playing the violin that belonged to young partisan Motteleh Schlein, and violinists Michael Feigin (center) and Mark Karlinsky perform "Eli Eli Lama Azavtani", a melody from Psalms Chapter 22
Violinist David Strongin (left), playing the violin that belonged to young partisan Motteleh Schlein, and violinists Michael Feigin (center) and Mark Karlinsky perform "Eli Eli Lama Azavtani", a melody from Psalms Chapter 22