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Jerusalem Sights

Chamber of the Holocaust

  • Mt. Zion

Updated 05/19/2013

Fodor's Review

This small museum is also dedicated to the memory of the 6 million European Jews annihilated by the Nazis in the Second World War. Among the artifacts salvaged from the Holocaust are items that the Nazis forced Jews to make out of sacred Torah scrolls. One Jewish tailor fashioned a vest for his Nazi "customer" out of the inscribed parchment, but with grim humor he chose sections that contained the worst of the biblical curses. Plaques commemorate many of the 5,000 European

Jewish communities destroyed from 1939 to 1945.

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Sight Information

Address:

Mt. Zion, near Tomb of David, Jerusalem, Israel

Phone:

02-671–5105

Sight Details:

  • NIS 12
  • Sun.–Thurs. 9–3:45, Fri. 9–1:30

Updated 05/19/2013

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