During the spring of 1945, Allied forces liberated concentration camps throughout Nazi-occupied Europe, bringing to light the full extent of the Holocaust. Explore Museum collections and hear from those who first encountered the camps.
The Museum is greatly concerned about the alarming worldwide rise in antisemitism. This unique hatred has manifested itself in societies around the globe and presents a serious danger to Jews and others as well.
In April 1946, Jews in Europe celebrated the first Passover after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Created by survivors and published by the Third US Army, the Survivors' Haggadah incorporates elements of the traditional Passover text with the recent experiences of Holocaust survivors.