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

Aliza Shomron gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Aliza Shomron gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate lights the Memorial Torch at the beginning of the ceremony
Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate lights the Memorial Torch at the beginning of the ceremony

IDF soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony
IDF soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony

Sima Hochman, widow of Holocaust survivor Peretz Hochman, lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Sima Hochman, widow of Holocaust survivor Peretz Hochman, lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Otto Dov Pressburger, lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Otto Dov Pressburger, lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Dina Ostrover lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Dina Ostrover lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Eliezer Eizenschmidt lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Eliezer Eizenschmidt lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Miriam Liptcher lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Miriam Liptcher lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Baruch Kopold lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Baruch Kopold lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

The Youth Movement Choir singing the Partisans' Anthem
The Youth Movement Choir singing the Partisans' Anthem