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Artist's rendering of the new St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum.

Holocaust museum plans virtual speaker series on antisemitism, Holocaust education

St. Louis Jewish Light Staff July 20, 2021

The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum has 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 and lessons of the Holocaust...

Artist's rendering of the new St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum.

Holocaust museum raises over $21 million, surpasses capital campaign goal

May 28, 2021

The capital campaign for the renovation and expansion of the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum surpassed its $21 million goal, museum officials announced late Thursday. Set to open in summer 2022, the new Holocaust museum will quadruple the...

St. Louis' stories from the Holocaust: Marie Cori

St. Louis’ stories from the Holocaust: Marie Cori

April 20, 2021

Since 1979, Vida “Sister” Goldman Prince has been Chairman of the Oral Histories Project, at the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum. The project is dedicated to recording and preserving audio interviews of not only Holocaust Survivors,...

Exhibit from St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center 

Holocaust Museum receives $750k NEH challenge grant and more Millstone Campus news

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 16, 2020

A couple of big developments have taken place at institutions on the I.E. Millstone Campus near Creve Coeur. For starters, the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, which is scheduled to undergo significant renovations and an expansion after...

Philanthropists I.E. Millstone (left) and Michael Staenberg look on during a 2007 groundbreaking for the Jewish Community Center’s planned Staenberg Family Complex. The J’s new fitness and wellness building would open in 2009, marking the start of a series of major construction and renovation projects of Jewish community institutions on the Millstone Campus during the past decade. File photo: Mike Sherwin

Decade of transformation reshapes Millstone Campus

BY DAVID BAUGHER, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT January 9, 2020

Filled with energy-friendly features such as water-retaining xeriscaping, high-performance fluorescent lighting and thermal equalizers in the gym, the Staenberg Family Complex was a model of efficiency. Though the complex’s footprint was smaller than...

Holocaust Museum to screen restored Yiddish film

November 15, 2017

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be the St. Louis premiere of “A Brivele der Mamen” (A Letter to Mother), screening at 1 p.m. Nov. 26 in the Holocaust Museum’s theater at the Jewish Federation building,...

Jean Cavender

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center In Memory of Gloria M. Goldstein

October 3, 2017

Address: 12 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, Mo. 63146 | Phone: 314-432-0020 | email: [email protected] | website: hmlc.orgJean Cavender, Museum Director | Daniel Reich, Curator/Director of Education | Diane Everman, ArchivistThe Holocaust...

New exhibit at Holocaust Museum and Learning Center

October 27, 2016

“Fabric of Survival: Images of the Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz” will be the next exhibition at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. It opens Nov. 3 and remains on view until Nov. 30. In 1977, at the age of 50,...

Holocaust Museum author event focuses on liberation of concentration camps

February 18, 2016

“Hell Before Their Very Eyes: American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945” is the focus of a presentation and book signing with author John C. McManus, at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center,...

Entries sought from students for HMLC art, writing contest

February 17, 2016

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center (HMLC) is seeking entries for the 2016 Art and Writing Contest. The contest asks creative middle and high school students to express the difficult and inspiring lessons of the Holocaust. This is the 13th year that...

Student entries sought for Holocaust museum’s art and writing contest

February 10, 2016

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center (HMLC) is seeking entries for the 2016 Art and Writing Contest. The contest asks creative middle and high school students to express the difficult and inspiring lessons of the Holocaust. This is the 13th year that...

Local News Briefs: January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016

HMLC screens St. Louis premier of ‘The Port of Last Resort’The first film in the 2016 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be “The Port of Last Resort,” screening at 1 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Holocaust Museum and Learning...

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