Perspective: Young Women and the Holocaust

Museum events highlight young women heroes of the Holocaust By Amy Snyder, Executive Director, Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida – Originally posted on NaplesNews.com “Girl Power! How Young Women Impacted the Holocaust” is the title of an engaging series of events presented by the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida […]

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Abe Price … Let us remember the children of the Holocaust

by Abe Price, Guest Commentary NaplesNews.com Price has published two books, “Memoirs of a Survivor” and “Tamed by an Angel” that are available on Amazon.com. All proceeds go to the Holocaust Museum and Education I am a Holocaust survivor. I am dedicated to public education via the Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples, where […]

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FGCU Announces Partnership and Gift to Develop Museum Studies Program

FORT MYERS, FL – Florida Gulf Coast University announced the formation of a partnership with the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, and receipt of a $60,000 gift from Charles Dauray and the College of Life Foundation, to help develop academic programs in museum studies to prepare graduates for professional positions in museums […]

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8th Annual International Conference on Holocaust Education

Telling the Story – Teaching the Core Yad Vashem, Jerusalem — The International School for Holocaust Studies In June, Amy Snyder traveled to Jerusalem to participate in the 8th annual conference for Holocaust educatorstaking place at Yad Vashem.  Along with over 350 fellow educators from around the world, Amy was able to hear from such […]

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Letter: Letters Home

Holocaust Museum in Naples hosts exhibit of mail from behind the Nazi walls By Amy Snyder – Naples Executive director, Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida Read the article on NaplesNews.com The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida is getting personal, and what could be more personal than to read someone […]

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Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle: New exhibit of World War II comics

New exhibit of World War II comics at the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida Amy Snyder, Executive Director of the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida, speaks to Jeff Lytle of Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle about the exhibit called “American Cartoonists, Nazi Germany and The Holocaust.’’ View the […]

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Holocaust boxcar to be displayed at Barron Collier High School

October 21, 2008 – The Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum’s “boxcar,” which was used for deportation during the Holocaust in World War II, will make its fourth appearance at a Collier County public school during the 2008-2009 school year when it is brought to Barron Collier High School, 5600 Cougar Drive in North Naples, on Oct. […]

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Our World: A grim reminder

By DAVID ALBERS, GREG KAHN, MANUEL MARTINEZ, LEXEY SWALL NaplesNews.com, Posted June 29, 2008 There was a fear. There was crying. Whispering. Not knowing. “Even as a child I do remember the fear and the anxiety of being locked in a car without knowing where we were going,” says Annelise Salamon, 77, a Holocaust survivor […]

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Naples students get history lesson on concentration camp boxcar

By KATHERINE LEWIS NaplesNews.com, Originally published April 1, 2008 The students climb the metal stairs and walk into the boxcar. Already in the morning heat, it is stifling and dark. “I can’t imagine being in there with 100 people,” said Kent Coyne, 14. “It felt claustrophobic in there.” Between 90 and 130 men, women and […]

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Nazi boxcar dedicated in Naples, a reminder of atrocities

By I.M. STACKEL NaplesNews.com, Published January 27, 2008 “God bless mama America,” Virginia Bukowski called out joyously after a speech or song. “God bless mama America.” Bukowski was in a Nazi concentration camp because she defied the Germans when they entered Poland. She wasn’t Jewish. All she did was tell the Nazis that they wouldn’t […]

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