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VHM Artifact Highlight: Silver Yad

January 23rd, 2017– A yad, or a Torah pointer, is a ritual pointer used by readers to keep their place during Torah readings. Yad—a Hebrew

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Mark Fetter 1951–2017

January 3, 2017– Mark Fetter 1951–2017 We at the Virginia Holocaust Museum are saddened to hear that Mark Fetter has passed away. Mark Fetter was

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VHM Artifact Highlight: Pre-War Menorah

January 2nd, 2017– The menorah is an important symbol of Judaism that can be traced to the early history of the religion. The first menorah

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Holocaust Organizations, Scholars and Educators Sound Alarm on Surge in Hate Crimes

December 7th, 2016– The Virginia Holocaust Museum along with 160 institutions and individuals call on lawmakers to condemn white nationalist groups and ask citizens to

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Lindsay Stone + Amanda Prak: “Facing a Cambodian Past”

December 1st, 2016– Videographer to the Virginia Holocaust Museum, Lindsay Stone, has the opportunity to film a documentary about the history of Cambodia and Khmer

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2016 Annual Legislative Reception at the VHM

November 15, 2016– The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) and its Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) are proud to host their 2016 Annual Legislative

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Teachers Learn at the VHM

October 10, 2016– Today we held two short workshops for teachers from Henrico County Public Schools. In this photo teachers examine a selection of artifacts

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VHM Remembers

October 4, 2016– Dr. Charles Sydnor being introduced to then Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, OBM Jerusalem, Israel, June 1985. Retired VHM Director Dr. Charles

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Deadly Medicine Ending Soon

September 23, 2016– There are just two weekends left to see Deadly Medicine! The exhibit runs until October 2nd, so stop by and check it

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September Artifact Swap

September 14, 2016– Lithuanian Torah Scroll This week, as part of our regular artifact rotation, we swapped out the Lithuanian Torah scroll in our synagogue

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