"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

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.

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.

The Holocaust Awareness Museum Remembers Hans Salomon

All of the people who had the honor and privilege of getting to know Hans Salomon were tremendously saddened by his death. He was a kind, gentle, loving and dedicated man. He endured the ultimate indignities with dignity. He responded to cruelty with love and compassion. He emerged victorious over his oppressors by creating a wonderful life with his beloved wife Ruth and his beautiful family.

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