VA General Assembly Visit

Virginia General Assembly

February 25, 2016– Today we visited the Virginia General Assembly to talk about the importance of Holocaust education, and how delegates can show their support

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Visit from Dr. Browning

Visit from Dr. Browning

February 3, 2016– Thanks to Dr. Christopher Browning for visiting the museum and talking to our docents and staff about his career as a Holocaust

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Visit from Lithuanian Ambassador

Visit from an Ambassador

February 1, 2016– This weekend we were honored to have Lithuanian Ambassador Rolandas Krisciunas and former US Ambassador Anne Derse visit the museum for a

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Auschwitz Gates

Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz

January 27, 2016– 71 years ago today, Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops. January 27th was designated as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the

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Artifact Highlight: Garrett Album

January 15, 2016– We’ve received our first artifact donation of 2016. This album consists of photos from a United Nations Displaced Person camp in Santa

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Upcoming Speaker: Hank Greenspan

January 5, 2016– Join us February 20th at 1:30pm for a talk with Hank Greenspan. Hank is a psychologist, playwright, and author who specializes in

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Auschwitz/Oświęcim Exhibit Extended

December 30, 2015– Did you intend to visit our Auschwitz/Oświęcim exhibit this year, but could never make it? Good news, the exhibit has been extended

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Visual Art Contest 2016!

December 11, 2015– Teachers and students, it’s time for our annual Visual Arts Contest! This year we are asking students to create art around the

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Fanya Pekar

Remembering Fanya Pekar

December 8, 2015– We are very saddened to learn that Fanya Pekar has passed away. Fanya was born on November 7, 1928 in Tomashpol, Ukraine.

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Document Highlight: Eisenmann Letter

November 27, 2015–This letter from Lina Eisenmann to her cousin Sam Binswanger shows the desperation of a German born Jew trying to escape Nazi Germany.

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