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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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Photos from Official Events on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

Scenes from the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2015 and wreath-laying ceremony.

The IDF Paratroopers’ Guard of Honor during the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2015
The IDF Paratroopers’ Guard of Honor during the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2015

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

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks at the opening ceremony on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks at the opening ceremony on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at the opening ceremony on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015
President Reuven Rivlin speaks at the opening ceremony on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

Hana Meiri gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day 2015
Hana Meiri gives the address on behalf of the survivors at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day 2015

Holocaust survivor Avraham Harshalom lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Avraham Harshalom lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Dov Shimoni lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Dov Shimoni lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Sara Weinstein lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Sara Weinstein lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Ephraim Reichenberg lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Ephraim Reichenberg lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Eggi Lewysohn lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Eggi Lewysohn lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

Holocaust survivor Shela Altaraz lights one of the six torches at the ceremony
Holocaust survivor Shela Altaraz lights one of the six torches at the ceremony

The audience during the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2015
The audience during the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2015

Standing for 2 minutes of silence as the siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded
Standing for 2 minutes of silence as the siren marking Holocaust Remembrance Day is sounded

President of the Supreme Court Miriam Naor during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015
President of the Supreme Court Miriam Naor during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015
Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino during the wreath-laying ceremony
Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino during the wreath-laying ceremony

The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Mr. Henri Etoundi Essomba during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015
The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Mr. Henri Etoundi Essomba during the wreath-laying ceremony, 16/04/2015

Representatives of survivor organizations during the wreath-laying ceremony
Representatives of survivor organizations during the wreath-laying ceremony

Representatives of survivor organizations during the wreath-laying ceremony
Representatives of survivor organizations during the wreath-laying ceremony

The Hall of Remembrance upon conclusion of the wreath-laying ceremony
The Hall of Remembrance upon conclusion of the wreath-laying ceremony