"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)
Upcoming Community Events
Professional Development Trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Wednesday, June 25th
Meet at the Klein JCC
Bus Professional Development and trip escort by educator Kathy DiDonato, Holocaust survivor David Tuck, Holocaust Awareness Museum Program Director Phil Holtje.
Cost includes round trip motor coach, reserved admission to USHMM and lunch. Cost: $50 per person ($5 discount to HAMEC members)
Summer Music Festival
Sunday, July 27th
Doors Open at 1pm, Music begins at 2pm
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park
A variety of music will be played throughout the day as well as vendors selling food and merchandise. Cost: $10, children under the age of 12 are free
Stephanie Feldman Book Reading and Book Signing
Sunday, August 24th
Klein JCC, Room 218
Jewish Author, Stephanie Feldman will be reading passages from her book, Angel of Losses. A book signing will follow.
Remembrance and Legacy of Babi Yar
Tentative: Sunday, September 14th
Klein JCC, Polonsky Theater
Vice President and Curator of the Holocaust Awareness Museum Don Wittenberg and Historian Jacqueline Cherepinsky will present research on Babi Yar, followed by a ceremony.
Cost: Free, recommended donation $5
Annual Auction Dinner
Saturday, November 8th - More Info TBA
Philmont Country Club, Huntingdon Valley
To receive more information or to RSVP to any of the events, please email the Museum at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (215) 464-4701.