Our blog is your opportunity to read current articles related to our programming and Holocaust education in the United States and across the world, and recent Holocaust-related news.
The brave nun: She hid children in trash bins
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 27, 2020 at 8:24 pm
By The Accidental Talmudist. March 25, 2020. Click for full report. . Elizaveta Pilenko was an Eastern Orthodox nun who overcame personal tragedy by devoting herself to serving others. During the Holocaust she created a safe house in Paris… Continue reading →
Rabbi who rescued 56 families from the Nazis dies of coronavirus
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 27, 2020 at 8:13 pm
Rabbi Romi Cohn . By JULIE ZAUZMER, Washington Post, March 25, 2020. Click for full report. . Two months ago, Rabbi Romi Cohn grew deeply emotional as he stood before Congress delivering the opening prayer on the day that… Continue reading →
Holocaust survivor Anneliese Nossbaum returned to Auschwitz for a final reckoning. It was the last journey of her life.
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm
by Jason Nark, Updated: March 25, 2020 Lauren Schneiderman / Staff Photographer . Click for full report including photographs and video from the Philadelphia Inquirer. . There’s a myth that birds don’t sing at Auschwitz, that it’s too sad, too haunted… Continue reading →
In memory of Anneliese Nossbaum
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm
Dear Friends, . We are sad to share with you that local Holocaust survivor and HAMEC speaker Anneliese Nossbaum passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. May her memory be a blessing. . Anneliese was everything a person and educator… Continue reading →
Wherever you are, our Survivors and Liberators are ready to address your school, congregation and civic group.
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 22, 2020 at 3:52 am
The nationwide health crisis should not stop you from planning a presentation by our Survivors and Liberators. Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Through Skype in the Classroom, in cooperation with Microsoft, or in person, we can bring the latest… Continue reading →
88-year-old Holocaust Survivor From Jerusalem Is Israel’s First Coronavirus Fatality
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 22, 2020 at 3:42 am
Arie Even.Courtesy of the family . By NIR HASSON, Haaretz, March 20, 2020. Click for full report. An 88-year-old Jerusalem resident died on Friday of COVID-19, making him Israel’s first fatality of the coronavirus outbreak. Arie Even lived in an… Continue reading →
This book provides an intimate look at lives forever changed by the Holocaust
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 22, 2020 at 3:32 am
By KENNETH DICKERMAN and MAX HIRSHFELD Washington Post, March 20, 2020. Click for full report. . Auschwitz (Max Hirshfeld) . Auschwitz (Max Hirshfeld) . While there have been many books about the Holocaust, Max Hirshfeld’s book, “Sweet Noise: Love in… Continue reading →
Closed schools do not mean closed classrooms.
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 22, 2020 at 3:17 am
‘ While our in-person programming with schools is currently suspended, our website and other verified digital resources are still open and accessible. In other words, our mission continues. . Educators, parents providing educational resources for students missing school, or anyone… Continue reading →
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 18, 2020 at 12:23 am
Resources for Online Learning Dear Educators, During this challenging time, our thoughts are with you, your families, and your students. We know that many of you are being asked to carry out instruction remotely and we have resources that might… Continue reading →
Wherever you are, our Survivors and Liberators are ready to address your school, congregation or civic group.
by Holocaust Awareness Museum on March 15, 2020 at 5:49 pm
Oregon Holocaust Memorial, Portland Through Skype in the Classroom, in cooperation with Microsoft, or in person, we can bring the latest in Holocaust education to you. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-464-4701. Hate never takes a vacation and neither do we. Due… Continue reading →