The Holocaust Museum & Education Center has been listed on Must Do's Top 10 Naples Attractions! Must Do Visitor Guides provides Southwest Florida visitor information through its printed publications and its website MustDo.com. View the Museum's listing on MustDo.com … [Read more...] about The Holocaust Museum & Education Center listed on Must Do’s Top 10 Naples Attractions
The Holocaust Museum & Education Center was recently mentioned in a Florida Weekly article about volunteers for local non-profits. Thousands of volunteers set to work every day through Southwest Florida, lending their time and talents for everything from mentoring students of migrant families and visiting with hospice patients to collecting … [Read more...] about Do Some Good
By Susan Suarez, Executive director, The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida On Jan. 27, 1945, the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Soviet forces. In 2005, the U.N. General Assembly proclaimed Jan. 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. More than 11 million people were killed in the Holocaust. The … [Read more...] about Commentary: It’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day
By Joan Hogan The following article appeared in the January 2018 issue of Neopolitan Family magazine In November 2005, the United Nations designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the day in 1945 when the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated by the advancing Red Army. Read Full Article … [Read more...] about Naples’ Holocaust Museum Inspires Students to Never Forget
The 6th Annual Elliott Katz Holocaust History Lecture Series will be held at Hodges University in the Stock Building’s White Community Room. The cost to attend the lectures is $12 per lecture or $60 for the series. You must register to attend. Dates and topics are: Thursday, January 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Thank You for the Bomb, Mr. … [Read more...] about 2018 Elliott Katz Holocaust Lecture Series begins January 11th
By HARRIET HOWARD HEITHAUS | Naples Daily News Appeared in AUGUST 24, 2017 Neopolitan Sabine van Dam of Naples and her sister were 4 and 9 years old when their family put on all clothes they could wear, loaded their coat linings with valuables and slipped out the door of their Polish home forever. The sisters were close to the age of … [Read more...] about Survivor Takes Stage
Harriet Howard Heithaus The photos have the color, detail and careful stitching of a grandmother's quilt. But the story they tell is one of terror and flight, a young life disrupted and a family murdered, during World War II. Photographs of "Fabric of Survival," a gripping series of fabric murals created by a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, … [Read more...] about Holocaust survivor’s fabric art at Naples museum
BY CINDY PIERCE The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida presents a unique photographic exhibit this summer on the theme of Holocaust memory. “Fabric of Survival: The Story of Esther Niesental Krinitz as Told through Her Needlework” has been displayed around the world and will be at the center in Naples through Aug. … [Read more...] about ‘Fabric of Survival’ on exhibit at Holocaust museum
HOORAY!!! LET’S CELEBRATE!!! THANK YOU!!! Thank you to Gulfshore Life readers, for voting for … as “Best Museum in Collier County” in your 2017 Readers’ Choice Annual Awards The Museum is thrilled and honored to announce that Gulfshore Life Magazine readers selected us as 2017 Winner of the Collier County Museum category in their … [Read more...] about We’ve been voted Best Museum in Collier County!
Many thanks to our friends who attended Triumph 2017: The Freedom Writers Story. It was a lovely evening at Quail West Golf & Country Club, with over 200 people in attendance to hear the inspirational words of Erin Gruwell. We also had the opportunity to hear about the local impact of your Holocaust Museum from Alison Kearney, the … [Read more...] about Triumph 2017 is a wonderful success!