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Yad Vashem

Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust

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

Yad Vashem
Jerusalem, view at Yad Vashem museum.JPG
Established1953
LocationMount Herzl, Jerusalem
TypeHolocaust
Websitehttp://www.yadvashem.org/

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.

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