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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

President Shimon Peres 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

Adv. Joseph A. Melamed gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council lights the Memorial Torch during the ceremony

IDF soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Bat-Sheva Dagan lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Anatoly Rubin lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Eliezer Lev-Zion lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Chasia Vardi lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Yehuda Widawski lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Artemis Miron lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

The six torchlighters