Yad Vashem awarded its first book prize on Holocaust research conducted in 1988. The first recipients were Ambassador Zvi Locker and Prof. Menachem Shelach. The Yad Vashem International Book Prize is awarded annually in recognition of high scholarly published research.
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.