Updates

New Exhibition - "Jewish Warsaw – A Story of the Human Spirit"

The story of Polish Jewry and of Jewish Warsaw is the story of the life and resistance of the founders of the Ghetto Fighters' House. It is indeed a particular case, but one that is nonetheless representative of Polish Jewry and Eur...

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New Exhibition - "In Memoriam: Deported and Murdered Jewish, Roma and Sinti Children, 1942−1945"

Over 19,000 children under the age of eighteen were deported from the Netherlands, in a total of 102 transports. Just over 1,000 of them returned. Almost 18,000 children were murdered. All those chil...

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The Ghetto Fighters' House Archives were established along with the founding of Kibbutz Lohamei Haghetaot (Kibbutz of the Ghetto Fighters’). Despite the difficulties, the kibbutz members began collecting official and personal documents and photographs to document the Holocaust period and the comm...

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Yad Layeled" was established with the aim of providing children of today a first acquaintance with the world of children who lived during the Holocaust. The museum exhibitions are based on authentic stories taken from diaries and testimonies of children who lived during the Holocaust.

The exhib...

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Testimonials

2 months ago
Memories lies on this place
- Alona Y
a year ago
A very unique place about the holocaust. Different than Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, by trying to learn a lesson from history, not only describing it
- Gil K
2 years ago
very informative and moving. The drawers of the touch screen are very well done and user friendly
- Janice F

About us

“We came here to build homes filled with life”   

The Ghetto Fighters' House – Itzhak Katzenelson Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Heritage Museum– known as the “House” – is not only the first Holocaust museum in the world but also the first of its kind to be founded by Holocaust survivors.  Since its establishment in 1949, the museum tells the story of the Holocaust during World War II, emphasizing the bravery, spiritual triumph and the incredible ability of Holocaust survivors and the fighters of the revolt to rebuild their lives in a new country about which they had dreamed – the State of Israel. 

The Ghetto Fighters’ House gives evidence to the founders’ vision.  Having to put behind them the grief and the horror, they chose to come to the Western Galilee in order to build a flourishing kibbutz – the Ghetto Fighters’ Kibbutz – and the museum located within the community. 

In light of this vision, the Ghetto Fighters’ House provides its visitors, both from Israel and abroad, a unique experience, going beyond the grief and horror in order to make evident Antek Zukerman’s declaration in the first National Gathering for Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day that took place on the Ghetto Fighters’ Kibbutz:  “We came here to build homes filled with life.” 

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Lohamei HaGeta'ot
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Tue:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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