United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Growing Observance Of Yom HaShoah

04/13/2010

Gary Rosenblatt’s column on Yom HaShoah raises important questions about the future of Holocaust commemoration (“Yom HaShoah: Finding A Way To Remember,” April 9). If anything, there is a growing observance and awareness in Jewish and non-Jewish communities alike, and in the number of public observances (including in state capitals, military bases, universities, and government agencies) around the country.

French Proposal Stirs Split Reaction Here

02/27/2008
Special To The Jewish Week

David Marwell, director of New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage, is among that small, but notable, group of historians and scholars whose career focus is on examining the Holocaust, making some sense of it, and conveying its lessons more than 60 years later.

But learned as Marwell  is in the field,  he avoided introducing his own children to the full horror of the Holocaust until he considered them old enough to absorb it.

Holocaust Museum’s Management Woes

08/20/1999
Staff Writer
Millions flock each year to The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, making its exhibitions on systematic, state-sponsored mass murder the surprise success of the national Mall. But according to Sheldon S. Cohen, the chair of a committee that has just finished a major study of the museum’s governance, this popular acclaim masks serious problems behind the scenes.
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