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Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It consists of a memorial chamber, a historical museum, an art gallery, a Hall of Names, an archive, the "Valley of the Destroyed Communities," a park devoted to the Righteous Gentiles, and an educational center. The site was established in 1953, through the Memorial Law passed by the Knesset, Israel's parliament.



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