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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.

The Work of the JDC

When Shaun Goldstone of the JDC came to town recently to connect with members of the Jewish community here, we jumped at the chance to have Shaun on Hear for Good to talk about his work raising the profile of JDC’s humanitarian aid and Jewish renewal programming in the United States, as well as fostering…

Explore Oral Histories with HMLC

After decades of determination and lifetimes of memories, we’re pleased to unveil the latest addition to the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center: Voices of Remembrance – The Oral Histories Project. The new online collection of oral histories offers you the opportunity to hear more than 140 stories from Holocaust survivors, liberators, witnesses and more in…