"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

Archive - Jul 2009

Date

July 22nd

The Journey of Ronnie Breslow and the M.S. St. Louis

After Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938, many Jews in Germany decided it was time to leave because of rising antisemitism. By this time however, nearly five years after Adolf Hitler took power, many Jews had little money and it was increasingly difficult to obtain travel visas which were needed to leave and enter countries.

July 15th

New Art Gallery Highlights Art Created In Terezin

We have a new online art gallery that focuses on the art created from within the Terezin camp walls by prisoner artists. Check it out!

July 13th

June 2009 Newsletter Released

With the 2008-2009 academic year come to an end, our museum continues to improve. We've had many successes this year and look forward to serving our community and schools even more in the 2009-2010 academic year.

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