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St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum to Host ‘Why This Matters’ Speaker Series

Series will include programs on antisemitism, Holocaust education, media literacy, and the Museum’s ongoing expansion  (St. Louis, July 8, 2021) – Today, the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum announced a series of upcoming virtual programs entitled, “Why This Matters.” The series will examine crucial issues relevant to the Museum’s mission to use the history…

Groundbreaking marks start of construction on St. Louis’ new $21 million Holocaust Museum

Museum’s New Name Honors St. Louis Holocaust Survivors’ Families  (St. Louis, November 17, 2020) – At a virtual groundbreaking Sunday, dignitaries celebrated a new future and a new name for St. Louis’ Holocaust Museum. The new, greatly expanded Museum will be known as the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum in honor of the families of Gloria Kaplan…

Empowering the Next Generation

On Monday, Jan. 27, which was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center announced that over the next two years it will undergo an $18 million expansion, tripling the size of the Museum. In this episode, new Museum Executive Firector Sandra Harris joins Karen Sher, Vice President of Community Engagement, to discuss her new position and the future of the Museum.

Plans for a New World-Class Holocaust Museum Announced

Lessons of History Must Never Be Forgotten   The St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center today commemorated its 25th year with the announcement of a new world-class facility. Holocaust survivors, local dignitaries and religious leaders gathered to unveil the museum design for the state-of-the-art facility on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The $18 million project…

Film explores controversial topic of Holocaust humor

The final 2019 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series screening will take on the controversial topic of “Is the Holocaust funny?” The Last Laugh, directed by Ferne Pearlstein, looks at the taboo topic of humor, delving deep into pop-culture to find out where to draw the line, and whether that is a desirable…

Carol Staenberg on Classic 107.3

In this special episode of Hear for Good, we bring you an interview that Kathy Lawton Brown of Classic 107.3, the Voice for the Arts in St. Louis, aired recently with Carol Staenberg, Chair of the Campaign Cabinet for the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. Carol and Kathy talk about the incredible that the Staenberg Family Foundation do in the arts community and particularly with the Holocaust Museum.