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Americans and the Holocaust


Visit This Exhibition

Location: Lower Level, Sidney Kimmel and Rena Rowan Exhibition Gallery

Tickets: None required

Plan to spend: 45 minutes

Recommended: Ages 11 and up

This special exhibition examines Americans’ responses to the rise of Nazism in Germany, World War II, and the persecution of Europe’s Jews. With never-before-seen artifacts and previously untold stories, it asks how US institutions and individuals reacted to Nazism during the 1930s and 1940s.

Lead sponsor Jeannie & Jonathan Lavine generously supported this special exhibition. Other major support was provided by the Bildners—Joan & Allen z”l, Elisa Spungen & Rob, Nancy & Jim; and Jane and Daniel Och. Additional support was provided by other donors.

The Museum’s exhibitions are also supported by the Lester Robbins and Sheila Johnson Robbins Traveling and Special Exhibitions Fund, established in 1990.