How to Keep Kids Busy at Home With Free Resources and Lesson Plan Ideas

The Museum’s Holocaust Curriculum and additional educational resources are highlighted in this article. Read the full article here > Millions of parents across America are suddenly finding out it’s really hard to be a teacher. With schools effectively shuttered throughout the tri-state and social distancing rules getting stricter by the day, parents are suddenly finding … Continued

What We Talk About When We Talk About Holocaust Drawings

By Anya Ulinich What are we looking at when we look at drawings? The art critic John Berger said that drawing was like discovery. “Each mark you make on paper is a stepping stone from which you proceed to the next, until you have crossed your subject as though it were a river.” In other … Continued

Study: Museum Trips Prevent Antisemitism

A January 22, 2020 article covers results of a recent study suggesting that trips to Holocaust museums actually help prevent antisemitism. As stated in the article: A just-released Pew Research Center survey reveals that such visits actually improve one’s knowledge of the Holocaust and result in warmer feeling towards Jews. It appears to be the … Continued

New York City’s plan to address surge of anti-Semitic hate crimes

By Meaghan McGoldrick and Ned Berke The NYPD will immediately beef up its presence in Brooklyn’s Jewish communities as the city rolls out other initiatives in classrooms, on the streets and on social media to combat a “crisis” of anti-Semitic attacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday. Anti-Semitic incidents in New York City are … Continued

Artifacts from Jewish Heritage Museum at Auschwitz Exhibition in New York City

Following its world premiere in Madrid, the groundbreaking exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened in New York City in May 2019 to critical acclaim: praised by The New York Times as “illuminat[ing] the topography of evil,” while “also highlighting the strenuous struggle for survival.” Produced by the international exhibition firm Musealia and … Continued

Statement about Antisemitic Attacks in Monsey and New York City

We condemn the heinous acts of antisemitic hate in Monsey last night and New York City this past week. Our heartfelt support goes out to the people and communities who have been harmed. We thank Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio for their swift response of public resources to combat antisemitism. The Museum remains committed … Continued

From New York to Moscow, Holocaust survivors share memories

BY JEFFREY SCHAEFFER and ANGELA CHARLTON PARIS – Some 400,000 Holocaust victims are estimated to still be alive, about half of them in Israel — and as many as 40% are living in poverty, said Ruediger Mahlo of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, which organized the events. “We want to make this … Continued

Statement about the Antisemitic Attack in Jersey City, New Jersey

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust vehemently condemns the violent antisemitic attack that took place yesterday in Jersey City, New Jersey. We are in mourning with our neighbors across the Hudson River for the loss of life and broken peace caused by this heinous act of pure hatred. Both … Continued