The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center is currently closed to protect our visitors and employees during the COVID-19 situation. We will remain closed as we begin our expansion this summer. All in person events have been postponed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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We offer free, guided 75-minute tours of the Museum every Sunday at 10:30 am.
RSVPs aren’t necessary, but for more information, call Lory Cooper at 314-442-3711.
We're excited to announce the next film in the Sandy and Mendel Rosenberg Film Series! We hope you can join us on October 25th for a virtual discussion on the film Woman in Gold, presented b Dr. Caroline Kita. Sandy and Mendel Rosenberg Film Series Sunday, October 25,...
On October 5, 1938, the Reich Ministry of the Interior invalidated all German passports held by Jews. The move was taken in response to a request not from inside Germany, but from Switzerland. Like many other industrialized nations, Switzerland was experiencing an influx of asylum requests from German Jews. On October 5, German Jews were forced to surrender their old passports. The German government then mandated that all Jewish passports in Germany be stamped with a red “J.” The action further isolated German Jews and perpetuated their oppression.
Holocaust Museum & Learning Center encourages everyone to commemorate Yom HaShoah virtually this year
On April 12, 1951, the Israeli Knesset (parliament) proclaimed Yom HaShoah U’Mered Hagetaot (Holocaust and Ghetto Revolt Remembrance Day) to be the 27th of the Hebrew month of Nisan. The name later because known as Yom HaShoah VeHagevurah (Holocaust and Heroism...