Holocaust Museum

"While recognizing that security concerns must be fully addressed, we should not turn our backs on the thousands of legitimate refugees."
In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as "a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be.
Every man, woman and child has a story. For some it is found in the most unlikely of places, during one of the most horrific of times, where actions of a few meant life versus death. Mine is a story of survival: my own and my family's.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed last week, included many commemorations and programs that honored survivors, most of
Joe Brodecki was the executive director of the Campaign to Remember, the fundraising initiative for the development of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Soon no more Holocaust survivors will be alive, and our duty of remembering and understanding increases. This means, among other things, that we must face the uncomfortable truths about human nature that Auschwitz symbolizes.
If "Never Again" means that the world will mobilize to stop mass atrocities -- genocide, torture, ethnic cleansing, war crimes, and crimes against humanity -- then the integration of an exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum showing ongoing crimes in Syria that rise to that level belies our commitment to such a slogan.
"One of the enduring mysteries of the Second World War is what happened to the Rosenberg diary," ICE director John Morton
But not with young children. "The atrocities are indescribable. I can't address anyone at the elementary school level," he
Researchers from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have concluded that over 40,000 Nazi camps and ghettos existed, far larger than previously believed. Geoffry Megargee and Dr. Martin Dean join Abby to discuss.
Essentially, this study shows the Holocaust was far more extensive than even historians comprehended. "We knew before how
President Barack Obama spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marking the annual remembrance of the Holocaust. He addressed
The horrific stories of the 6 million Jews who were gassed, starved and shot point blank throughout the Holocaust are well
Many peers -- and funders of the film -- told him along the way that it was time to wrap. “But I did not yield to anybody
David's harrowing memories from Eastern Europe at the hands of the Nazis and Jacqueline's genocide experiences in Rwanda, although more than half a century apart, are hauntingly similar.
A commissioned stained-glass window dedicated to the Holocaust portrays a gas chamber scene and bears a Star of David. To all who enter the church, it's a stark reminder of past atrocities
For survivors, of course, the memories and scars never fade. But there's another side of the story: In the aftermath of the Holocaust, an extraordinary drama of resiliency, rebirth and renewal took place in Austria and Germany: the creation of the Displaced Persons camps.
Maybe it was the sign outside the museum that read "Think About What You Saw," but before I knew it, I was walking through the metal detectors and into the museum's cold stark atrium.
The German and Jewish people are forever locked in what Martin Luther King, Jr. called a 'single garment of destiny.'