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Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida

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4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
239-263-9200 https://www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org

November 2016

Muslims Who Risked Their Lives to save Jews during the Holocaust

November 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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Presentation of the sources available and story highlights by Dr. Craig T. Palmer, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri. In the past five years, he has done extensive research in 13 countries on persons who received the "Righteous Among the Nations" honor by Yad Vashem. He will present an overview and discuss sources of information used in his research. Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Museum 10 am - noon   Open to the…

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January 2018

Resettling and Rebuilding: Displaced Persons in Post WWII Europe

January 9 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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January 9 through May 27, 2018 Resettling and Rebuilding: The Displaced Persons in Post-War Europe explores the tumultuous period across the continent following World War II. Millions of refugees who were on the move had their homes destroyed in the fighting, or had fled their homes in war-torn territories. Still others, like the Jews and others considered as “undesirable” by the Nazis, had been forcibly removed from their homes, and sent to ghettos and concentration camps, which had just been…

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June 2018

“I Witness”

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2018

Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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"I Witness" features the dramatic black and white portraits of local SWFL residents who are Holocaust Survivors, Camp Liberators and Witnesses. The specially-commissioned photographic portraits were created by photographer Erik Kellar for the Museum's 10th Anniversary. The people portrayed are those whose stories we share with students in our Education programs and Museum visitors. These are the individuals who "make history personal" for us. Erik stated "It was both an honor and a privilege to be part of this project."…

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August 2018

“Letter From Australia”

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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David Nelson, the Museum's Education Assistant, has been diligently working clues on the trail of a mystery. As a Genealogist, David was intrigued by the contents of one of the letters featured in our Fall 2015 exhibit, The Faktor Investigation. He has been researching the life and family of Kurt Kriszhaber, a Faktor relative imprisoned in an internment camp in Australia during World War II. One part of the Kriszhaber mystery was recently solved - what did Kurt look like?…

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October 2018

“Letter From Australia – An Update”

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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If you were out of town and missed the presentation “Letter from Australia”, there’s a second chance to catch it on October 30th at 10:30am at the museum. In the presentation, David Nelson, Museum Education Assistant, will show how he tracked down the family of a Holocaust victim through letters, documents and Holocaust-related websites. He tells the story of a young Jewish boy, Kurt Kriszhaber, deported by the British to an Australian internment camp. David finds out what happened to…

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November 2018

Violins of Hope

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 6, 2018

Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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November 14 to January 18 Violins of Hope: The book Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmakers, Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. The exhibit will feature photographs and stories of musicians, their instruments and the Holocaust for a moving blend of history, humanity and music. A special Klezmer Violin from the Violins of Hope collection will be on…

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December 2018

Violins of Hope

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 18, 2019

Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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November 14 to January 18 Violins of Hope: The book Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmakers, Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. The exhibit will feature photographs and stories of musicians, their instruments and the Holocaust for a moving blend of history, humanity and music. A special Klezmer Violin from the Violins of Hope collection will be on…

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