Yad Vashem

The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.

For over half a century, Yad Vashem has been committed to four pillars of remembrance:

  • Commemoration
  • Documentation
  • Research
  • Education
Mobility
  • Go international
Country
Middle East Israel
Institution type
Foreign Institutions Museums and libraries Independent research institutes and think tanks