"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

Archive - Jan 2010

Date

January 27th

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Holocaust Awareness Museum joins the world in remembering the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet army on January 27, 1945.
We invite you to join the Holocaust Awareness Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in remembering this day. International Holocaust Remembrance Day

UPDATE

New Survivor Biographies

We are pleased to provide you with a new survivor biography of Belle Ostroff, who hid for 4 years through the German occupation of France. Her biography can be viewed and downloaded here.

Kurt Herman's biography has been added and can be viewed and downloaded here.

Manya Frydman Perel's biography has been added and can be downloaded here.

Peco/Exelon Employees Hear Michael Herskovitz Speak

Holocaust survivor Michael Herskovitz told his Peco/Exelon audience that one Saturday morning, in 1942, his normal middle class existence came to an abrupt end when German soldiers marched into his small village in Czecklosovakia. He saw disrespect, abuse, cruelty, and murder as he and his family moved to tent cities, railroad cars, and finally concentration camps.