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Israeli Yad Vashem Directors Visit American Society of Yad Vashem

Dr. Hain Gertner (left), Yad Vashem director of its Archives Division,  with Michael Fisher, director of Education.
Dr. Hain Gertner (left), Yad Vashem director of its Archives Division, with Michael Fisher, director of Education.

Posted: Friday, April 6, 2018 – 8:00 PM

Yad Vashem is the World Holocaust Remembrance Center built on a mountain overlooking Jerusalem.  Its archives contain the world’s largest repository of artifacts and documents from the Holocaust. More than one million flock there annually, making it Israel’s second most visited site. It is part museum, part memorial, and part educational and research foundation. It houses 204 million pages of documents, 500,000 photos, 130,000 testimonies (a total of 2.7 million pages of testimonies, 30,000 artifacts, and 11,000 artworks. 

Dr. Hain Gertner (left), director its Archives Division, who is pictured with Michael Fisher, director of Education there, was on hand for a meeting at the Brentwood offices of the American Society of Yad Vashem.

All the archives are available to the public in 25 different languages. ­Visit: http://www.yadvashem.org. 

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