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Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: 09:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-20:00 *
Fridays and Holiday eves: 09:00-14:00.

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

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The Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

About the Moshe Mirilashvili Center

About the Moshe Mirilashvili Center

The Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union operates under the auspices of The International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem. The purpose of the Center is to promote and initiate the innovative research about the history of the Jews during World War II who were living on territories included within the borders of the Soviet Union as of June 22, 1941. Read more...

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This Month in Holocaust History in the Occupied Territories of the Former USSR

Polonnoye

Polonnoye

On June 25, 1942 almost all the 750 inmates of the ghetto in were murdered by a German unit outside the town, near the Poninka train station. Read more ...

Łużki

Łużki

On June 1, 1942 members of Einsatzgruppe C and local auxiliary policemen forced 528 local Jews drom Łużki into the Jewish study house, then took them out of town to a wheat field and shot them to death. Read more ...

Daugavpils

Daugavpils

On Sunday, June 29, 1941, announcements were distributed across the Daugavpils ordering all the Jewish men (aged 18-60) to report to the market square. During the evening, all those gathered together were taken to the prison. The shootings began the following day. By July 7, 1942, 1,125 prisoners had been shot in the railroad public garden, next to the prison. Read more ...

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