Bearing Witness: Stories Behind the Artifacts in the Yad Vashem Museum Collection

Featured Artifacts

In the “Featured Artifacts” section we will display those items that we have chosen to spotlight; Artifacts in the collection that are accompanied by remarkable stories.

This chapter will enable a glimpse of the vast array of artifacts in the collection together with the fascinating personal stories that accompany them.

Chess Sets, a Brief Respite from a Harsh Reality
Chess Sets, a Brief Respite from a Harsh Reality
A Story of Valor for Hanukkah
A Story of Valor for Hanukkah
Purim
Purim
Artifacts Immortalize
Artifacts Immortalize
From Enlisted Man to Slave Laborer
From Enlisted Man to Slave Laborer
A Token of Reconciliation between the Catholic Church and the Jewish People
A Token of Reconciliation between the Catholic Church and the Jewish People
Marking 70 Years since the first Aktion in Ghetto Cracow
Marking 70 Years since the first Aktion in Ghetto Cracow