"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

New PBS docu-drama about Anne Frank

On April 11, Holocaust Remembrance Day, PBS will be airing a new docu-drama, the "most accurate-ever adaptation of one of the world's most widely read memoirs," based on The Diary of Anne Frank.

PBS is partnering with the Great Books Foundation and Facing History & Ourselves to promote both the film and educational resources/opportunities including:

  • a teacher's guide written in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves
  • discussion guide for book and film clubs

The Holocaust Awareness Museum remembers Melvin Newman

The Holocaust Awareness Museum is sad to announce the passing away of Melvin Newman, a long time friend, volunteer and colleague.
Melvin was a World War II veteran who, along with hundreds of other young Jewish GIs, liberated concentration camps. Along with the Jewish War Veterans Post 697, he created a Holocaust project to educate young people.

Servant to Truth from the Bucks County Courier Times

The 40th Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches

St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia is hosting the 40th Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches this year from March 6-8.

The theme this year is “Crisis & Credibility in the Jewish Christian World: Remembering Franklin H. Littell”

For more information and to register, visit the event webpage at St. Joseph's University

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