Seventy years ago this month, fighters in the Warsaw ghetto mounted the largest Jewish uprising in occupied Europe.More »
A generous couple will match up to 10 percent of each new planned gift to the endowment to help secure the Museum’s future.
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In cooperation with the Museum, Father Desbois is leading a historic undertaking to locate every unknown mass grave and site at which Jews were killed in the Ukraine during the Holocaust. Read a New York Times article, listen to the podcast, and learn more about his forthcoming book.
On display through August 24, the exhibition explores the issues surrounding the games and features a torch from the 1936 torch run and gold medals won by Jesse Owens and others. Read the press release and watch a short video about the exhibition.
Museum Issues Statement on Recent Events in Sudan.Read the press release. »
R3 is a Museum online program that encourages young people to think about the lessons of the Holocaust and its relevance to today.Participate now. »
The Unknown Black Book provides a revelatory compilation of testimonies from Jews who survived open-air massacres and other atrocities carried out by the Germans and their allies in the occupied Soviet territories during World War II.More »
An acclaimed historian’s astonishing feat of biographical investigation rescues from oblivion the story of one child victim of the Holocaust.More »
“The remarkable wartime diary of Raymond-Raoul Lambert,” who was “arguably the most important Jewish official in contact with the Vichy government and the Germans.” — Michael R. MarrusMore »
Holocaust Museum statement on e-mail regarding Holocaust education in the United Kingdom.Read the Press Release. »
The Museum notes with sadness the passing on April 8, 2007, of artist Sol LeWitt. LeWitt created one of four commissioned pieces of art on display in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.More »
Museum testifies before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on the need to open the International Tracing Service, the largest closed Holocaust-era archive in the world.Read the March 28 testimony. »
Space Shuttle Discovery Commander visits the Museum to return two items he took on the most recent mission: a replica of a toy bear carried by a hidden child who survived the Holocaust, and a photo of a Darfurian child in a refugee camp.Press release. »