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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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The International Institute for Holocaust Research

About the International Institute for Holocaust Research

About the International Institute for Holocaust Research

Research and publications on the Shoah have always been high priorities of Yad Vashem since its official founding by the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) in 1953. Due to the increase of international interest in the Shoah, the desire to encourage and support worldwide scholarly research on the Shoah and related topics, Yad Vashem established the International Institute for Holocaust Research in 1993.  More...

Research Projects

Untold Stories - Murder Sites of Jews in Occupied Territories of the USSR

Untold Stories - Murder Sites of Jews in Occupied Territories of the USSR

The online project of the International Institute for Holocaust Research, Untold Stories - Murder Sites of Jews in Occupied Territories of the USSR, has recently been posted at Yad Vashem’s website.This project tells the story of the murder of Jews in the occupied areas of the former Soviet Union that began with the German invasion of the former USSR on 22 June 1941.

The Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research

The recipients for the 2021 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research in Memory of Benny and Tilly Joffe z”l were:

Prof. Eliyana Adler for Survival on the margins: Polish Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet Union
Dr. Leon Saltiel for The Holocaust in Thessaloniki: Reactions to the Anti-Jewish Persecution, 1942-1943 . More...

Research Seminars for Guest Lecturers

Throughout the year the International Institute for Holocaust Research organizes lectures by guest researchers from Israel and abroad, as well as organizes lectures presented by the Institutue’s Research Fellows. More...