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HMLC Honored with Brotherhood Sisterhood Award

The National Council of Community and Justice has presented its Brotherhood Sisterhood Award to the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. Jean Cavender, Director of the Museum, joined the Jewish Federation of St. Louis President & CEO Andrew Rehfeld in accepting...

BIG SONIA & Teaching Trunks

Thanks to a generous donation, the BIG SONIA educational toolkit will be added to 12 teaching trunks for middle school and high school students in St. Louis through the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center! Staenberg Education Trunk Program This program is designed...

Run Boy Run to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the 2018 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Run Boy Run, screening at 1:00 pm on June 24 in the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Theater at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Films in this Sunday series are free and open to...

1988 – Fifty Years Later

The following story was written by Liz Lippa and shared as part of the Memory Project. I was born in Vienna, Austria in the month of January in the fateful year of 1938. In March of 1938, Hitler and the Nazi army marched into the city, changing our lives forever. By...

A Birthday Gift from my Mother

The following story was written by Liz Lippa and shared as part of the Memory Project. I have just spent the last year living through two difficult health issues. One was a car accident, when my own car ran over me and came to rest on my left leg, just above my knee....

Approaching the Eve of At-one-ment – Yom Kippur, 1997

The following story was written by Liz Lippa and shared as part of the Memory Project. Yesterday I went to a Sabbath service. It wasn’t just an ordinary Sabbath service. It was the first Sabbath of the Jewish New Year. It was the first Sabbath service I have attended...

Aunt Rosa

The following story was written by Liz Lippa and shared as part of the Memory Project. Aunt Rosa and my mother Berta were born one year apart.  The two sisters lived together nearly all their lives. When the Nazis marched into Vienna, their native city, they were the...

Aunt Rosa’s Apple Strudel

The following story was written by Liz Lippa and shared as part of the Memory Project. Aunt Rosa was my mother’s sister, and she lived with us most of my growing up years. I was the youngest member of our extended family, so I was home with Aunt Rosa while everyone...

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