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Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Invest, Places | 0 comments

YAD VASHEM NAMED THE WORLD’S 4TH TOP MUSEUM

TripAdvisor travel website has ranked Israel’s Holocaust memorial among 25 most recommended museums worldwide. Yad Vashem also was awarded the websites 2013 Certificate of Excellence award, given to sites that consistently receive outstanding traveler reviews.

The popular website relies on comments and reviews from travelers and tourists from all over the world.  Visitors to Yad Vashem posted on TripAdvisor praising the museum’s “moving and informative displays” and said that visiting Yad Vashem was an “emotional, educational and inspiring” experience and “a must for any human.”  Tourist sites must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five.  Yad Vashem is currently listed as first among 146 recommended sites to visit in Jerusalem.Yad Vashem welcomes more than one million tourists annually.

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem protects 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 place of intergenerational and international encounter.

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I have personally visited Yad Vashem and I will never be the same.  I learned about the Holocaust at school, but nothing prepared me for what I saw there.  The amazing artifacts will take your breath away.  The tour guides will tell you things that you never heard of and show incredible videos.  I highly recommend it on your next trip to Israel.  You can also help them by donating.

Learn More about Yad Vashem here: http://www.yadvashem.org/

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