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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

Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, kindles the Memorial Torch
Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, kindles the Memorial Torch

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon speaking at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon 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

Noach Flug, Chairman of the Center of Organizations of Holocaust Survivors in Israel, speaking on behalf of the survivors at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Noach Flug, Chairman of the Center of Organizations of Holocaust Survivors in Israel, speaking on behalf of the survivors at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

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

Yerakhmiyel Felzenshteyn lights a torch during the ceremony
Yerakhmiyel Felzenshteyn lights a torch during the ceremony

Sarit Hadad sings at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Sarit Hadad sings at the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day

Conductor and Violinist Shlomo Mintz performs during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day
Conductor and Violinist Shlomo Mintz performs during the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day