"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


February 15th, 2012

Tibor Rubin, Medal of Honor recipient and Holocaust survivor

Corporal Tibor Rubin covered the withdrawal of his unit against a superior enemy force on October 30, 1950, and helped his fellow POWs survive while imprisoned in Korea from 1950 to 1953. He is also a Holocaust survivor from Hungary. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 23, 2005, after a review of the military records of Jewish-American veterans whose heroism might have been overlooked.

February 7th

Documentary Screening of "To Save A Life"

  • When: Saturday, March 17th, 2012
  • Where: Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
  • Time: 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $9 for Museum members, $10 for general public
  • RSVP to Phil at the Holocaust Awareness Museum at
    215-464-4701 or

The Holocaust Awareness Museum presents a Museum member discount at a Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival event:

In the spring of 1939, a Philadelphia Jewish lawyer and his wife embarked on a bold plan to rescue 50 children from Nazi-controlled Vienna. In the face of America’s strict immigration laws and deteriorating conditions in Europe, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus traveled into the heart of the Nazi empire – and created an enduring legacy. To Save A Life tells the gripping story of two ordinary individuals who rose to the challenge of becoming extraordinary heroes.

Kurt Herman (pictured), one of the children rescued and an active Holocaust speaker, will also be in attendance

Post-screening discussion with Carol Saline and Director Steven Pressman

RSVP to Phil at the Holocaust Awareness Museum at 215-464-4701 or holocaustawarenessmuseum@gmail.com

NOTE: Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the film in order to meet the Museum representative and for you to receive the discount.

January 3rd

Docent-led Museum Tour, Sunday January 15th

On Sunday January 15th, we are offering a free, docent-led tour of the Holocaust Awareness Museum. Learn about the Holocaust through nearly 400 pieces of personal artifacts that we have on display.

Please RSVP to 215-464-4701 or holocaustawarenessmuseum@gmail.com
Only 4 spots remain so RSVP today!

If there is more interest than RSVP spots allow, we will offer another tour in the near future.