Written by Renee Blachmann, intern
If you listen to the news, have any social media accounts, or even talk to other human beings, then you’ve probably heard about various acts of antisemitism in the U.S., especially over the past few months as tensions between Israel and Hamas escalated. Here’s what you need to know and why you should care.
First, what is Antisemitism?
According to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, “Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. …
The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center has a staff full of passionate and dedicated staff who help with every function of museum operations.
Morgan Woodring serves as tour coordinator, working with groups and schools to create exceptional visits to the museum.
In these uncertain times, I continue to draw inspiration from the Holocaust survivors who I have been in touch with over the past weeks. They have reminded me that humans are resilient, while also warning me to stay healthy and take care of my family. HHC is family to me. I consider all our supporters, teachers, volunteers, staff, board members, survivor families and constituents part of our family. That’s why we had to make the tough decision last week to close the museum and begin operating remotely. …
On January 27, the global community spends time reflecting for International Holocaust Remembrance Day — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp.
There will be a time, far too soon, when we’ll have no survivors to tell their firsthand accounts of the Holocaust. Remembering the lessons of the Shoah — and the millions of Jewish lives lost — will be essential to shaping a better future.
At the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center in Cincinnati, we commemorated the day with “Prayer Interrupted: Music in a World Turned Upside Down,” a concert that explored the lives…
As anti-Semitic incidents spike, HHC has drastically increased visitation
CINCINNATI (January 16, 2020) — In its first year at Union Terminal, the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center increased its visitation by 400 percent — teaching more than 35,000 community members about the lessons of the Holocaust in the past 12 months.
In January 2019, HHC opened the doors to its new 12,000-square-foot location within the lower level of Union Terminal. With approximately 7,500 square feet of exhibition space, the move tripled the amount of space for the museum.
Since January 2019, HHC has engaged at least 13,122…