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Coordinates: 31°46′27″N 35°10′32″E / 31.77417°N 35.17556°E / 31.77417; 35.17556

Yad Vashem
Established 1953
Location Mount Herzl, Jerusalem
Type Holocaust

Yad Vashem (Hebrew: יד ושם) is a memorial site in Jerusalem. It is the central memorial for the victims of the Holocaust. It includes a museum, school for teachers, archives, and library. The site is located in Jerusalem Forest on the western slope of Mount Herzl ("Mount of Remembrance"). It is 804 meters (2,638 ft) above sea level.

Monuments and Memorials in Yad Vashem museum

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