Request a Survivor Speaker
About VHM's Speakers Bureau The Virginia Holocaust Museum's Speakers Bureau is comprised of individuals that survived genocide and includes speakers from Belgium (The Holocaust), Cambodia (Cambodian Genocide) and Rwanda (Rwandan Genocide). It is the goal of the Speaker's Bureau to educate through the experiences of survivors and to personalize history.
Make Yourself At Home At The Virginia Holocaust Museum
Thank you to Make Yourself at Home RVA for interviewing Holocaust Survivor, Roger Loria and our Executive Director, Sam Asher in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. Click here to view the interview.
Violins of Hope
One survived the horrors of Dachau and Auschwitz; another is dedicated to a brother and sister who played concerts in the ghetto of Vilna; and a third recalls the powerful attraction of a klezmer band to a young boy who escaped Eastern Europe and would later open a violin shop
A Student’s Visit to the VHM
Emory & Henry College student Stephanie Taylor visited the VHM, and met with local Survivor Halina Zimm while doing research for her thesis. “My goal in life is to continue the work of Holocaust survivors by telling their stories. One day soon, all the survivors will be gone. And, I
Museum Week: Last Day
On the last day of #MuseumWeek, we look at what we love about our Museum. We love the Survivors who volunteer countless hours to tell their stories, and speak about the dangers of hate and prejudice. We exist to help preserve the stories of our Survivors, so that the world