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History

“Yad Hashmona” means Memorial to the Eight and was founded in the 1970s.

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The Name

“Yad Hashmona” means Memorial to the Eight. The name was given by the Finnish founding members in memory of the eight Jewish refugees, who escaped in 1938 from Austria to Finland, and who were handed over by the Finns to the Nazi Gestapo in November 1942. It was a time when the Finnish government collaborated […]

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Location

The best way to experience Yad Hashmona is to come visit us here in Israel.

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Volunteers

An International group of believers serving, living, and learning at Yad8.

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News

Current news about our community.