Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 7:14pm
At 5am on Friday December 18, 2009, Polish police were alerted that the infamous wrought iron sign at Auschwitz, "Arbeit Macht Frei," was stolen. After a frantic three day search, the sign was recovered after being cut into three pieces several hundred miles to the north, near Gdansk. Five men were arrested and if convicted could spend 10 years in prison.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Tue, 12/22/2009 - 6:50pm
The Anne Frank Theater Project entertained and enlightened 60 sixth grade students and the staff at the Temple Beth Am religious school, Sunday morning, December 13, 2009. This was the first time the project performed its one hour abridged play under the auspices of the Holocaust Awareness Museum, which recently became the project’s new sponsor. The performance was a 45-minute adaptation of the acclaimed Broadway play “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Thu, 12/17/2009 - 11:52pm
The Holocaust Awareness Museum sponsored Ilse Lindemeyer’s presentation of her Kristallnacht experiences as a Holocaust survivor to a “Jewish Life” class at the Klein Branch JCC, at the invitation of instructor and Jewish educator Francesca Axe to commemorate the 71rst anniversary of Kristallnacht on Monday, November 9th, 2009.