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Yom HaShoah 2017

Voices of History Summer Film Workshop

We are now accepting applications for our two-week summer film workshop (July 17-28) for high school students. Students will interview and film Holocaust Survivors and work with mentor filmmakers to create short documentary films on the Survivors' life stories.

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B'nai Mitzvah: Acts of Memory

LAMOTH's B'nai Mitzvah: Acts of Memory project invites every child who is preparing for bar/bat mitzvah to remember a child who perished in the Holocaust. Through this simple program, the bar/bat mitzvah student takes on a meaningful role in the preservation of memory.

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SURVIVOR INTERVIEWS ON KPFK 90.7 FM

LAMOTH and KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles present a radio series produced by Paula Kessler, Surviving the Holocaust: Stories of Life. Excerpts of interviews with Erika Fabian, Renee Firestone and Yona Nadelman can be heard on KPFK 90.7 FM Sundays at 9:58 am, Mondays at 7:58 am, and Wednesdays at 4:58 pm. Click below for more information and to listen to excerpts from the series.

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VISIT OUR ONLINE BOOK STORE

We are pleased to announce the launch of our online book store. Now available for purchase are many of the best-selling books from our Museum book store, including Holocaust Survivor memoirs. Featured book: new second edition of "How We Survived: 52 Personal Stories by Child Survivors of the Holocaust."

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COLLECTION HIGHLIGHT

Synagogue in Enschede, Netherlands,1929

Synagogue in Enschede, Netherlands,1929

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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Names Instead of Numbers: Prisoners of Dachau Concentration Camp

This international traveling exhibit from Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site’s Remembrance Book Project is a collection of biographies that gives voice to some of the 200,000+ prisoners who were deported to Dachau between 1933 and 1945. The exhibit is supplemented with artifacts, letters, photographs, and personal testimonies from LAMOTH's collection and curated to depict the different groups of people targeted by the Nazis for dehumanization, slave labor, torture, and death.

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MUSEUM NEWS

LAMOTH makes Holocaust personal with ‘Names Instead of Numbers’

APR 26, 2017

Survivors Eva Wartnik & Eva Nathanson

By Oren Peleg, Jewish Journal In early 1945, when a Russian-Jewish soldier rode in on horseback to help liberate Auschwitz-Birkenau, 21-year-old Renee Firestone was there, barely alive. Her mother and sister, victims of Nazi atrocities, weren’t so lucky. With odds heavily stacked against her, Firestone began life anew. “Without a penny in my pocket, not even underwear, wooden Dutch clogs...

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