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General Information

 Beit Theresienstadt (also: Beit Terezin) was established on Givat Haim Ihud, Israel in 1975 as a non-profit organization in memory of the Jewish Martyrs of Ghetto Theresienstadt.
The official name is: Theresienstadt Martyrs
Remembrance Association.

The campus includes a museum, art exhibition halls, library, educational center, and archives holding thousands of original artifacts from the Ghetto. The archive also holds an index of the 162,000 Jews from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark and other European countries, who were imprisoned in the Ghetto.
It acts as a bridge connecting the victims, survivors and future generations and houses a unique collection of art work created in the Ghetto, where cultural activity was the key to keeping one's dignity in spite of the inhuman conditions


Museum's Opening Hours:

Sunday - Thursday: 08:00 till 15:30
 
   There is also a possibility for a visit during other
   hours
 of day but this has to be pre-coordinated.
The museum was accredited by the Government of Israel in December 2011

For more Information:
  
Phone: 04-6369515
Fax:      04-6369793
Email:
     info@bterezin.org.il  or contact us

   Address:
      Beit Terezin,
      Givat Haim Ihud
      M.P. Emek Hefer 38935
      Israel

Activities of Beit Theresienstadt (Beit Terezin):

It acts as a bridge connecting the victims, survivors and future generations and houses a unique collection
of art work created in the ghetto, where cultural activity was the key to keeping one's dignity in spite of the
inhuman conditions.
Through a wide range of educational activities, Beit Theresienstadt reaches pupils, students, researchers
and teachers from Israel and around the world in an attempt to perpetuate the memory of the Martyrs, while deepening an understanding of the Holocaust.

The major objective is to preserve and document the history of the survivors and above all to teach and
deliver the message of the unique story of Ghetto Theresienstadt. This is achieved through using
educational and cultural activities at Beit Theresienstadt, seminars and publication of books, art catalogues and development of educational curricula.

The organization serves the general public, survivors from Ghetto Theresienstadt in Israel and abroad, their children (second generation), their grandchildren (third generation), pupils, students, educators, historians, artists, researchers from Israel and from abroad.

Budget, Financial Resources & Funds

Particulars about Beit Terezin are brought to public by means of publication booklets of Museums Department, of the Educational File, of an Advertising company to religious Schools.
There are circulars distributed yearly, informing schools about existence of seminary days, maintained
in Beit Terezin.

 
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