Category: News

Gloria Feldman

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Gloria and Rubin Feldman Family Education Institute. Gloria and Rubin (z’l) Feldman have a long history of philanthropy in the St. Louis Jewish community, and the Institute...

HMLC Receives STL250 Cake

Notice a large cake outside of Jewish Federation’s Kopolow Building? To celebrate the 250th birthday of St. Louis, STL250 is presenting “Cakeway to the West,” placing 250 four-foot-tall cake sculptures decorated by local artists at notable spots throughout the...

Inspiring Students to Confront Hatred

For years, Holocaust survivor Mendel Rosenberg couldn’t talk about what happened to him—the horrors of Dachau, the deaths of his father and brother. He had nightmares about Germans chasing and shooting him. But because he envisions a better world for our children, he...

Local Holocaust Survivor’s Story Told Through Live Performance

Beyond Me, an original multimedia musical written and performed by Suzanne Tanner, was inspired by Rachel Goldman Miller’s life When Suzanne Tanner met Rachel Goldman Miller, both women embarked on what Tanner calls a “destined” journey. One stop along the way: the...

Holocaust Museum Gets Grant for Education Institute

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant in the amount of $6,677 to the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in support of a four-day education institute in July 2014 titled “Using Testimony to Teach the History of the Holocaust.”  The MHC is the only...

Nominations Open for JProStl Peer Recognition

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations in St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 9th Annual Peer Recognition Awards. The awards honor those who exemplify professional excellence and dedication to their...

Lory Cooper

Lory Cooper learned from the experience of her grandparents that the highest level of tzedakah is helping someone help themselves. Cooper’s grandparents, Simon and Bobbie Kohn, were Holocaust survivors who came to St. Louis after World War II with nothing. Federation...

Holocaust Museum Event Focuses on One Family’s Holocaust Story

Sunday, August 18, 4pm at Congregation Shaare Emeth Dramatic reading of letters serves as an artistic witness Gerda Nothmann Luner was the only immediate member of her family to survive the Holocaust. Her parents, grandparents, sister and the Dutch foster family she...