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Naples Holocaust Museum relocating to new space after receiving $1 million donation

April 7, 2018

By Jennifer Beeson, Naples Daily News The Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples is relocating to a new space after receiving a million-dollar donation. In early December, the museum, currently located in the Sandalwood Square Plaza off U.S. 41, started a capital campaign to reach a goal of $3.5 million toward finding a new […]

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Holocaust Museum receives landmark gift from Janet Cohen

March 30, 2018

Naples, Florida, — The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida has received a pledge of $1 million from Janet Guttman Cohen towards its $3.5 million Capital Campaign for the purchase and renovation of a new building on U.S. 41 in Naples. In recognition of this gift, the Museum will name its new building […]

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The Holocaust Museum Announces Triumph 2018 Speaker

February 15, 2018

The article below appeared in the February 2018 issue of Old Naples News announcing the featured speaker, David Eisenhower, of Triumph 2018.

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The Holocaust Museum announces David Eisenhower as featured Speaker

February 7, 2018

Join us for a special evening linking past, present and future with Featured Speaker, David Eisenhower. Source: LifeInNaples.com

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The Holocaust Museum & Education Center listed on Must Do’s Top 10 Naples Attractions

February 4, 2018

The Holocaust Museum & Education Center has been listed on Must Do’s Top 10 Naples Attractions! Must Do Visitor Guides provides Southwest Florida visitor information through its printed publications and its website MustDo.com. View the Museum’s listing on MustDo.com

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Do Some Good

February 1, 2018

The Holocaust Museum & Education Center was recently mentioned in a Florida Weekly article about volunteers for local non-profits. Thousands of volunteers set to work every day through Southwest Florida, lending their time and talents for everything from mentoring students of migrant families and visiting with hospice patients to collecting food from restaurants and grocery […]

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Commentary: It’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28, 2018

By Susan Suarez, Executive director, The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida On Jan. 27, 1945, the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Soviet forces. In 2005, the U.N. General Assembly proclaimed Jan. 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. More than 11 million people were killed in the Holocaust. The number is so […]

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Naples’ Holocaust Museum Inspires Students to Never Forget

January 4, 2018

By Joan Hogan  The following article appeared in the January 2018 issue of Neopolitan Family magazine In November 2005, the United Nations designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the day in 1945 when the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated by the advancing Red Army. Read Full Article

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Survivor Takes Stage

August 24, 2017

By HARRIET HOWARD HEITHAUS | Naples Daily News Appeared in AUGUST 24, 2017 Neopolitan Sabine van Dam of Naples and her sister were 4 and 9 years old when their family put on all clothes they could wear, loaded their coat linings with valuables and slipped out the door of their Polish home forever. The […]

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Holocaust survivor’s fabric art at Naples museum

July 5, 2017

Harriet Howard Heithaus The photos have the color, detail and careful stitching of a grandmother’s quilt. But the story they tell is one of terror and flight, a young life disrupted and a family murdered, during World War II. Photographs of “Fabric of Survival,” a gripping series of fabric murals created by a Jewish survivor […]

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