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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

Rudkovschina

Rudkovschina

At the end of February or on February 11, 1942,  the Jews of the Rudkovschina were taken to the forest about 500 meters from the village and were shot in the back of the head. Read more...

Aleksandrovka

Aleksandrovka

At the beginning of 1942 or, according to some sources, in February 1942, the inmates of the ghetto in Aleksandrovka, were put onto carts, taken to the Zagayko Fores,t and shot to death there. Read more...

 Shatilki

Shatilki

In February or March 1942, 351 Jews of Shatilki, mostly old people, but young people as wel,l were shot in the former potato pits of the local kolkhoz. Read more...

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