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January 25, 2018
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Ticket Price:
$40 per ticket

6:30 p.m.

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024


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The Threat of Genocide Today
Benefit Event
Refugees from Syria walk into Jordan at the Al Hadalat crossing on the far eastern border. <i>Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
Refugees from Syria walk into Jordan at the Al Hadalat crossing on the far eastern border. Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

“A memorial unresponsive to the future would violate the memory of the past,” wrote Museum Founding Chairman Elie Wiesel. Since its creation 25 years ago, the Museum has sought to be a voice for the victims of genocide today that the Jews of Europe did not have in the 1930s and ’40s. Join us to learn more about this critical aspect of the Museum’s mission and its recent work to bring attention to the plight of victims fleeing atrocities committed by ISIS in northern Iraq and the Assad regime in Syria.

Naomi Kikoler, Deputy Director, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide
Rob Satloff, Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Author of Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust’s Long Reach into Arab Lands

Ilana Ron Levey
Jay Lurie

Join the conversation on social media using #AskWhy, #USHMMNextGen and #USHMM.

Courtney Campbell

Please note that the Museum may be recording and photographing this event. By your presence you consent to the Museum's use of your image.

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