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World center for Holocaust research, documentation, education and commemoration. A dynamic place of inter-generational and international encounter.
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When Ruth Pressburger turned 6 Jewish children were forbidden from attending school. Some of the children studied at home with their parents. In 1944 the Pressburgers were deported to Auschwitz. Learn more: These were Ruth's notebooks
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Yad Vashem Mar 28
Key Historical Concepts in Holocaust Education: Nazi Camps This video provides a brief overview of the Nazi Camp system and its development
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Yad Vashem Mar 28
Although Yad Vashem's campus is temporarily closed to the public, our compelling online content remains available. We encourage you to stay connected to YV online, and continue to engage in & reflect about the Holocaust and be inspired by the stories of its victims and survivors.
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Yad Vashem Mar 28
| Nelly Toll painted to pass the long hours in hiding during the Holocaust. She survived the Holocaust and later became a university lecturer of art & literature. Toll painted "Girls in the Field" in Lvov at the age of 8.
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Yad Vashem Mar 27
Discover some of the albums, diaries and letters from the period in Yad Vashem's artifacts collection:
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Yad Vashem Mar 27
Samuel Bak hid under a bed in one of the camp buildings during a children’s Aktion 27 March 1944 He survived the Holocaust Explore this retrospective of his work:
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Yad Vashem Mar 26
"That's what I hope" The story of Hannah Pick Hannah Pick was Anne Frank's childhood friend; they were together in Bergen-Belsen but Hannah was evacuated from the camp and taken on the "lost train" which traveled aimlessly for about two weeks
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Yad Vashem Mar 26
Zhanna and Leonid Milman were hidden by Righteous Among the Nations Olga Balitskaya Following the liberation, they were reunited with their mother 26 March 1944 Learn more:
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Yad Vashem Mar 25
Although Yad Vashem is currently closed to visitors, we are sharing this video of two families' visits to the Holocaust History Museum
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Yad Vashem Mar 25
What more do we know about Shimon Horonczyk? No. 420 on this list of Jews deported from Drancy to Sobibor 25 March 1943
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Yad Vashem Mar 24
24 March 1944  Eftihia Batis packed a bag for each of her children with warm clothes and some food, and they set off.  Discover the fate of the Batis family:
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Yad Vashem Mar 23
"I have taken up my cross, I spoke to the Lord, and made up my mind to save as many Jewish souls as possible." Archbishop Damaskinos published an outspoken condemnation of the deportation of Greece’s Jews 23 March 1943 Learn more:
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Yad Vashem Mar 22
This is Stefan Lewy's notebook, in which he wrote and sketched while living in hiding in the children's home in Chabannes, France Learn more:
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Yad Vashem Mar 22
Replying to @HendrikAlbertII
There is a feedback tab at the side of every Page of Testimony - that is the place to submit your query
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Yad Vashem Mar 21
| “In the very first days of the ghetto, Esther Lurie set herself a wide-ranging aim: to preserve for posterity, by means of artistic drawings, the scenes & human types in the ghetto, which are of value for Jewish history.”
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Yad Vashem Mar 21
Ruzena Rosenkranzova was the only deportee on this transport to Theresienstadt 21 March 1942 Learn more:
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Yad Vashem Mar 20
These photos (taken shortly before the temporary closure of Yad Vashem to the public) feature moving and memorable encounters between Holocaust survivors and visitors at Yad Vashem
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Yad Vashem Mar 19
On 19 March 1944, the German army invaded Hungary and occupied Munkács Watch Holocaust survivor testimonies about Munkács under German rule
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Yad Vashem Mar 19
Munkács was occupied by Germany 19 March 1944 Learn about the Jewish community of Munkács:
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Yad Vashem Mar 18
This nightgown is the only item Chana has with which to remember her mother 18 March 1943 Chana Hoffman & her mother were caught in a hideout in their home. They managed to escape; Chana survived in hiding but but her mother was murdered in Auschwitz
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