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My Story – Michael Weiss

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

By: Michael Weiss, Holocaust Survivor –  My name is Michael Weiss. I am a Holocaust survivor. I was born in November 1924 in Kaszony, a little village in the Carpathian Mountains. My father, Adolf Weisz was born in October 1896 in Ung Baranya near Ungvar. My mother was Hermina Herskovics Weisz. At the time of… Continue Reading My Story – Michael Weiss

1 in 6,000,000

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

By: Aliza Tick, Education Specialist –  The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and genocide of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. In addition to the murder of approximately 6,000,000 Jews, millions more suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi tyranny, including persons with disabilities, Poles, Roma and Sinti… Continue Reading 1 in 6,000,000

An Heirloom Of Remembrance

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

By: Isaac Vineburg, Digital Media Associate – In the summer of 2020, in the thrall of a pandemic, I got married in a small, socially-distant ceremony held in the front yard of my parents’ home. It was not the wedding my fiancée, Lexie, and I had in mind when we were first engaged, but was… Continue Reading An Heirloom Of Remembrance

Our Living Artifact – The Viola and Garry Kappy Anne Frank Tree & Exhibit

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

By: Anne Donato, Ph.D., 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… Continue Reading Our Living Artifact – The Viola and Garry Kappy Anne Frank Tree & Exhibit