Eventbrite – JRC Adult Education Committee presents Americans and the Nazi Threat: A New Exhibition at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum – Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, Evanston, IL. Find event and registration information.
Join Daniel Greene, adjunct professor history at Northwestern University and curator of a new special exhibition on Americans at the Holocaust at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, in conversation with Liesl Olson, director of Chicago Studies at the Newberry, as they discuss some of the myths and misconceptions around this history.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marking its 25th anniversary year, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today opened a new special exhibition, Americans and the Holocaust, which examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war, and the persecution and murder of Jews in Europe during the 1930s and ‘40s.
Apr 23, 2018 · A new exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum contextualizes American action — and inaction — during the Nazi rise to power. A 96-year-old Holocaust survivor says it’s about time.
The exhibition, which will be open by the time of this program, examines what Americans knew about the persecution and murder of European Jews as it occurred, and it will prompt visitors to think about Americans’ responsibilities to refugees and persecuted peoples abroad.
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by generous donors.
Tuesday, March 6, 5:00 PM, Harris Hall 108 (1881 Sheridan Road) The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, along with the Department of History, is pleased to celebrate the work of our colleague Daniel Greene, who is curating a new exhibition on Americans’ responses to the Holocaust at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
In the 1930s, the exhibition recounts, popular US news magazines reported almost weekly on Hitler and Nazi Germany, including the targeting of Jews, communists and other political opponents.
A visitor to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum walks past a mural of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Washington, January 26, 2007.
As we approach the Jewish New Year we again ask you to consider making a donation to the Jewish Social Service Agency assisting aging Holocaust survivors in need and / or the Holocaust memorial, museum, or program of your choice.
Apr 22, 2018 · A new exhibit opens Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to mark its 25th anniversary, focusing on Americans’ response to Nazism and Jewish refugees.
Daniel Greene, Curator of the Americans and the Holocaust special exhibition, US Holocaust Memorial Museum David Weinstein, Author of The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics and “Why Sarnoff Slept: NBC and the Holocaust”*
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in March 1991. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum’s Permanent Exhibition.
An exhibit opening this month at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC asks the question “What did Americans know?” By JTA/RON KAMPEAS May 2, 2018 09:41