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Remembering Dr. Guy Stern, Holocaust Survivor and Ritchie Boys Hero

Monday, December 11, 2023

REFLECTING ON THE LEGACY OF DR. STERN Dr. Guy Stern, the Director of our International Institute of the Righteous, has passed away at age 101. He would have celebrated his 102nd birthday on January 14. A decorated American war hero, Holocaust survivor, and distinguished scholar, Dr. Stern was instrumental in the intelligence efforts of the… Continue Reading Remembering Dr. Guy Stern, Holocaust Survivor and Ritchie Boys Hero

Remembering My Grandfather on the Anniversary of the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

Monday, April 17, 2023

By Hannah Mills, Education Associate at The HC – On April 15, 2023, we marked the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp located in Lower Saxony in Northern Germany. While many recall it as the final resting place of Anne and Margot Frank, I associate it with my grandfather, Hans Joseph… Continue Reading Remembering My Grandfather on the Anniversary of the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

Afro-Germans and the Holocaust

Monday, February 27, 2023

By Joshua Wilson, Museum Educator at The HC – During Black History Month, we want to honor the memories of Black people who lived through the violent and hateful ideology of Nazism, and make sure their stories are told. Discrimination and the Third Reich Before World War II, Germany’s Black population, composed mainly of colonial… Continue Reading Afro-Germans and the Holocaust

A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

By: Feiga Weiss, Head Librarian and Archivist –  On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Hans Weinmann was laid to rest in the Clover Hill Park Cemetery, in Birmingham. It was a graveside service attended by his wife and a group of his closest friends. As a US Army veteran, he was accorded full military honors by… Continue Reading A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center