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Visiting Info
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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Waitstill and Martha Sharp


Waitstill and Martha Sharp, 1939

The Sharps’ daughter, Martha Sharp Joukowsky receives the medal and certificate from Justice Turkel, the Chairman of the Commission for the Designation of the Righteous

Unveiling ceremony in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations. Right to left: US Ambassador Jones, Eva Esther Feigl, Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev

Historical Background