Lohomai Haghetaot (Ghetto Fighters House) & Yad Yaeled (The Museum Of The Child)







Lohomai Haghetaot is located on the grounds of Kittbutz Haghetaot, Near Haifa Israel

Vilna: 400 Years of Jewish Life * Olkieniki-a typical small Jewish Community (shtetl) in Eastern Europe. * "Jewish Youth That Was"- Jewish Youth Movements before the war*" Nazi Germany Oppresses Countries and Nations"*Ghettos and deportations. Concentration and Death Camps * "Warsaw Ghetto Fights Back" * The Ghetto Revolts-Vilna, Bialystok, Cracow, Czenstochow, Bendin-Sosnowitz* * Hungarian Jewry, 1919-1944 * Art of the Holocaust *"Auschwitz 5170 sculptures of Elsa Pollak. *Yitzhak Katzenelson--Poet and Holocaust Lamenter *Janusz Korczak-Jewish educator and humanitarian *"The Jews of Saloniki"- Before and after the Holocaust

ART
The Collection contains some 3,000 items :paintings, drawings, lithographs, prints, and sculptures. many of them were done in ghettos and concentration camps. The works have been collated into permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Holocaust & Resistance Remembrance Gathering:
Every year on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, thousands of Isralis and guests from abroad come to participate in the assembly that takes place in the ampitheater near the Museum. The ceremony and presentation depict the theme:
"From Destruction to Redemption "
Teaching The Holocaust:
The main thrust of the Museum is educational-to convey the story of the Holocaust and Resistance to young people.
Study sessions at the Museum have become an integral part of Israeli High School Curriculum. Ghetto Fighters House organizes teacher seminars, encourages students to do research papers with staff assistance and provides teacher guidance.

The Education Department