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Opening Hours:

Sunday to Wednesday: ‬08:30-17:00
Thursday: 8:30-20:00 *
* The Holocaust History Museum, Museum of Holocaust Art, Exhibitions Pavilion and Synagogue are open until 20:00. All other sites close at 17:00.

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬08:30-14:00

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 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

 Kamenets-Podolsk

Kamenets-Podolsk

On August 26-27, 1941 26,000 Jews deported to Kamenets-Podolsk from Hungarian-controlled Carpatho-Rus were murdered in the area of the munitions depot on the eastern outskirts of Kamenets-Podolsk.

Łuck

Łuck

On August 20-23 1942 more than 20000 Jews of Luck were murdered at Gurka Polonka murder site.

Panevėžys

Panevėžys

On August 4, 1941, 403 Jews from the ghetto were murdered in the Pajuoste Forest. On August 8, a further 500 Jews were murdered there. The Panevėžys ghetto was liquidated on August 24-26, 1941. Altogether 7,523 Jews from the ghetto were brought to the Pajuoste Forest and killed.

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