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Check out our upcoming events! Come see a film in our Film Series, explore an exhibit, sign up for a speaker or attend one of our many community events. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Upcoming Events

The Oral Histories Project Opening Reception

Sunday, March 24
1:30-3:30 pm  Presentation
HMLC Theater at the Kaplan Feldman Complex
12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146
Dessert reception to follow; dietary laws observed.

For many years, interviewers have been collecting the stories of Holocaust survivors, liberators, and witnesses who found their way to St. Louis after WWII. Now, for the first time, the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center has gathered 144 of these oral histories into a searchable website, securing their stories for all time. Learn more and RSVP at


Mendel Rosenberg Book Signing

Sunday, March 31
11 am-12:30 pm

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center
12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146

Holocaust survivor Mendel Rosenberg will be signing his memoir, Thriver: My Journey Through Holocaust Nightmare to American Dream. Books will be available. Brunch will be served; dietary laws observed. Learn more and register.


2019 Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Sunday, May 5
4 pm
Congregation Shaare Emeth
11645 Ladue Road, 63141

“To Listen to a Witness Is to Become a Witness” and “Why We Speak” will be the themes for the annual Yom HaShoah commemoration.

The Holocaust Remembrance Day event will feature eyewitness accounts of the Shoah from survivors and witnesses. Featured speakers will be Rachel Miller, who survived as a hidden child in France, and Mendel Rosenberg, who survived several concentration camps. The program will also include a traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, liturgical readings, and prayers.

Music will be performed by Andrew Ruben and Mischa and Tova Braitberg of Elegant Ensembles. Mischa and Tova are the son and granddaughter of survivors Szyfra and Gregor Braitberg (of blessed memory.) Additional music by Samantha Seigel. The program will be interpreted in sign language.

For further information, call 314-442-3714. Special thanks to sponsors Sara and Leo Wolf (of blessed memory) and family.


Making a Difference: The Story of Irl Solomon & The Difference One Teacher Made in the Schools of East St. Louis

Sunday, May 19
1 pm
HMLC Theater at the Kaplan Feldman Complex
12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146

HMLC Docent Irl Solomon has published a book entitled Making A Difference, talking about his life as a teacher. We will be recognizing Irl and celebrating his 1000th docent tour, which occurred this year. He will be signing the book after a discussion led by author Joe Regenbogen.

Irl began at the Museum in 2003, and this is his 16th year. He taught for 38 years in East St. Louis Schools, beginning in 1964. The last 29 years were at East St. Louis Sr. High, retiring in 2001. He won two Teacher of The Year Awards, and taught an estimated 5000 kids. Learn more.


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