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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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Address by President of the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres

State Opening Ceremony of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2011

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin,
President of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch
The Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yona Metzger, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, My brethren, Holocaust survivors,
Cherished Righteous Among the Nations, Ladies and gentlemen,

This evening, we are not alone.  Six million of our people live on in our hearts. We are their eyes that remember. We are their voice that cries out.

The dreadful scenes flow from their dead eyes to our open ones.  And those scenes will be remembered exactly as they happened.