"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)

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June 27th, 2010

Joseph Kahn Biography Updated

Joseph Kahn's biography has been updated, with new pictures.
View it here

June 14th

Immaculata University Hosts First Holocaust Commemoration

Holocaust Awareness Museum Sponsors Michael Herskovitz

The music of Felix Mendelssohn, a German composer whose works were banned in Nazi Germany because of his Jewish ancestry, rang through Villa Maria Hall where more than 150 students and staff gathered for Immaculata University’s Holocaust commemoration earlier this spring. With an audience three times larger than the estimated attendance, Michael Herskovitz, an 81-year-old Holocaust survivor, could address a curious crowd and fulfill a promise to himself to tell his story to the world so we might never forget.

June 3rd

Concert to Benefit the Holocaust Awareness Museum

On Sunday, July 11, 2010, the Keneseth Israel Congregation, at 8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA is hosting a concert to benefit the Holocaust Awareness Museum. Featured performers are Phyllis Chapell and Ken Ulansey. Come enjoy an afternoon of wonderful music in an air conditioned venue and support the Holocaust Awareness Museum. The concert is from 2-4pm. Tickets for members of the Museum or Keneseth Israel are $15 for individuals and $25 for couples. Tickets for non-members are $20 for individuals and $35 for couples. Group prices are available upon request.