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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

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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Press Releases 2007


Ukrainian President Proposes Family Members To be Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations

Delivers Documents to Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev

Yad Vashem Chairman Shalev Thanks Ukrainian President Yuschenko for Instructing the Relevant Professionals to Reach an Agreement Regarding the Bruno Schultz Murals

Chairman of the Council Lapid Protests Granting of Honor to Man Involved in Murder of Jews During Holocaust

Thursday: Special Event with the Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Poet Will Read from “Babi Yar” and Other WorksRussian Poet Laureate in Israel Specially for Event

Presidential Ceremony Honoring Polish Righteous Among the Nations to Take Place Wednesday in Warsaw

President Kaczyński and Yad Vashem Chairman Shalev to Speak

French President Sarkozy to Present Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev with Légion d’Honneur

Elysee ceremony to honor “the person who has turned Yad Vashem into a place of renown, of mutual exchange for younger generations of all backgrounds and cultures”

Yad Vashem to Honor Yevgenia Zamoroko-Lysenko as Righteous Among the Nations

Award to be Presented at US Holocaust Memorial Museum 

First transfer of material from ITS/Arolsen Archive arrives at Yad Vashem

Some 12 million documents to be absorbed in Yad Vashem Archives

“Antisemitism? Anti-Zionism? Criticism of Israel?” Exhibit to open in Berlin Wednesday

Yad Vashem-TU Berlin exhibit to be displayed in German Foreign Ministry

Kasztner Archives to be Presented to Yad Vashem

Kasztner family members and survivors to attend Sunday ceremony

Echoes and Reflections Summer Institute to Open Today at Yad Vashem

More than 40 Participants from USA to attend educational seminar held in partnership with ADL and USC Shoah Foundation Institute

International School for Holocaust Studies to Award 2007 Prizes for Excellence in the Field of Holocaust Studies at Ceremony Sunday in Presence of Minister of Education Yuli Tamir

Among Prize Recipients: Catholic educator Sister Gemma Del Duca, PhD, S.C., and High School Student Shai Roessler, for her work on the Hitler Youth, for which she interviewed hergrandfather and his friends - former members of the Hitler Youth

Original Diary of Rutka Laskier to be Presented to Yad Vashem Tomorrow in Ceremony Marking Publication of the Diary in English and Hebrew

Rutka’s friend Stanislawa Sapinska, who kept the diary for 60 years, will travel from Poland to attend the ceremony

Bad Arolsen Leadership at Yad Vashem

Discussions Ongoing to Prepare for Transfer of Material

Yad Vashem Welcomes ITS Decision to Transfer Copies of Archives to Member States

Senior delegation from ITS/Arolsen to visit Yad Vashem at end of month

Official Ceremony to Commemorate VE Day Tomorrow at Yad Vashem

With Participation of Minister of Immigrant Absorption Ze’ev Boim

Prime Minister of Saxony at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

Agreement on Co-operation between Yad Vashem and Dresden State Art Collections to be Signed

New in the Yad Vashem Exhibitions Pavilion

“Spots of Light: To Be A Woman in the Holocaust”A Unique Multimedia Exhibit Exploring Women’s Experiences in the Holocaust

Refugees from Sudan who arrived in Israel due to the Darfur crisis to visit Yad Vashem Monday

Visit initiated by the Committee for Advancement of Refugees from Darfur (CARD)