Holocaust Voices

holocaust voices

Voices from across the HMC Community offer their perspectives and experiences from the Holocaust, the museum, and more.

 

 

 

The Anne Frank Tree – Our Living Artifact

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

By: Anne Donato, Education Specialist –  The Holocaust Memorial Center has thousands of beautiful artifacts to share with every visitor, from original letters written to family during the time of the Holocaust to intriguing photographs and personal objects of exceptional significance and affect. The stories they tell make the narrative of the Holocaust come to… Continue Reading The Anne Frank Tree – Our Living Artifact

Religious Diversity Journeys Lead to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

By: InterFaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit –  Aleena Malik, 15, is a rising sophomore at Troy High School. In the seventh grade, she participated as a Religious Diversity Journeys (RDJ) Ambassador, a program of the InterFaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit. Malik said RDJ opened her eyes and mind about different religions and hopes… Continue Reading Religious Diversity Journeys Lead to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Holocaust, Pandemia, and the Struggle for Optimism: Finding “Normal” After a Global Disruption like Coronavirus

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

By: Dr. Guy Stern – “If any class or race can be permanently set apart or pushed down below the rest in political and civil rights, so may any other class or race when it shall incur the displeasure of its more powerful associates, and we may say farewell to the principles on which we… Continue Reading Holocaust, Pandemia, and the Struggle for Optimism: Finding “Normal” After a Global Disruption like Coronavirus

Thank You, Visitors!

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

By: Leah Lange, Visitor Services Associate –  Honored Visitor, I joined the staff at HMC almost two years ago as a front desk visitor receptionist. It has been an amazing journey to work alongside such dedicated and talented people! It has also been an extreme privilege to meet our volunteers, docents and our very special… Continue Reading Thank You, Visitors!

Why I am a Docent: Deborah Tyner

Monday, July 20, 2020

By: Deborah Tyner, Volunteer Docent –  After I retired from being an Oakland County Circuit Court judge, I wanted to explore areas of interest to me and devote my energy to community service. Becoming a docent fulfilled both of my goals. Since my years as a U of M student (where I majored in history and obtained… Continue Reading Why I am a Docent: Deborah Tyner

Translating Tragedy: Clara Garbon-Radnoti’s Deciphering of Hungarian Holocaust Records

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

By: HMC Editorial Staff –  Like many of our wonderful volunteers, Clara Garbon-Radnoti is devoted and passionate about the Holocaust Memorial Center’s mission to engage, educate and empower by remembering the Holocaust. But she had no idea that her work as a volunteer would lead to a monumental discovery for Holocaust survivors and Hungarian Jews.… Continue Reading Translating Tragedy: Clara Garbon-Radnoti’s Deciphering of Hungarian Holocaust Records