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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

Shaumyan

Shaumyan

On March 4, 1942 a unit dispatched by the field commandant's office in Yevpatoria, together with SD men, arrived in Shaumyan, assembled the 98 Jews it found, took them outside the village, and shot them in the vicinity of Vorobyovka village near the road connecting it with Shaumyan. Read more...

Pliski

Pliski

On March 19, 1943 at least 4 Jews from Pliski were arrested and sent to Bakhmach, where they were shot by Germans on March 20, 1943. Read more...

Yuzvin

Yuzvin

On March 2, 1942 German rural policemen, apparently assisted by the local village elder and auxiliary policemen,  gathered about 100 Jews of all ages and both sexes in the village of Yuzvin and shot them. Read more...

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