"And to them will I give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a name (a "yad vashem")... t
As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem preserves the memory of the past and teaches 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. committed to four pillars of remembrance: Commemoration, Documentation, Research and Education. We invite you to visit the Yad VaShem web site so that you may understand why the safety of Israel is so important and why your commitment to Israel is imperative.