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As seen in Sun Sentinel: Contests teach students about kindness and combating hate By: Sergio...
The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center in Dania Beach is receiving assistance from the Florida Legislature in the amount of more than $600,000 in funds for the 2021-22 year.
South Florida is home to one of the largest Holocaust survivor community in the nation, and we are so fortunate to live among them and learn from them.
The HDEC Announces the 2020 – 2021 Annual Contest Winners!
In a typical school year, South Florida high school students attend Student Awareness Days where they gather with Holocaust survivors in roundtable discussions.
How Holocaust Survivors Started Over | Opinion
By: Alan Goch
As seen in Sun Sentinel: Holocaust education binds diverse cultures | Opinion By: Alan Goch "The...
Op-ed: Q-Anon, the Holocaust and the deadly power of conspiracy theories
By Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
As seen in FSU News: Jan. 27 is known as International Holocaust Remembrance Day because on this...
As seen in Suite Talk by Julie Talenfeld: It is hard to believe we've been living with the...
Palm Beach County Vice Mayor Robert Weinroth announced Thursday a special program to administer COVID-19 vaccines for Holocaust survivors in Palm Beach County.
HDEC Honored to be Part of Governor DeSantis’s Efforts to Vaccinate 750 Holocaust Survivors.
As seen in Jewish Press of Tampa Bay: Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: Twenty years ago, when I...
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (CBS 12) – Seventy-six years ago on January 27, 1945, thousands of Jewish people were liberated from the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
MIAMI (CBS Miami) – For Russel Lazega, becoming a writer was practically forced on him. His grandmother, his ‘Bubbie’, wouldn’t take no for an answer.
As seen in the Sun Sentinel The group that erected the Anne Frank memorial in Boise, Idaho, posted...
The following 40th Anniversary year-end update, highlights our efforts over these past 12 months.
Nonagenarian Gary Eichenwald has seen and heard it all during his lifetime. He’ll never forget Nov. 9-10, 1938.
On October 13, the HDEC planned a “Drive-By” for our beloved Survivor Julius Eisenstein’s 101st Birthday!
(JTA) – Facebook announced that it will now ban any posts that deny or distort the Holocaust, a landmark change from its previous policy.
With the arrival of another Jewish new year, we are reminded that time continues to move further away from the Holocaust era that ended 75 years ago.
The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center is delighted to announce our very first "HDEC...
Concerned with several issues including the rise of anti-Semitism and Zoombombing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Anti-Defamation League and the Jewish Federation of Broward County partnered together to host a pre-High Holiday security briefing and conference.
South Florida Holocaust Survivors shared what the State of Israel has meant to them since its creation in a webinar.
Local students were celebrated by The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center (HDEC) in this year’s Olga & Eugene Guttman Visual Arts and Writing Contest.
After months of closure due to COVID-19, the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center in Dania Beach has officially reopened its facility for tours.
Despite schools closing their campuses and switching to virtual learning in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center in Dania Beach was still able to award student winners of its annual “Olga & Eugene Guttman” and “A Simple Act of Kindness” visual arts and writing contests this year.
More than 6 million people, most of them Jews, died in the Holocaust. The music they wrote as a temporary escape, however, did not, thanks in part to the efforts of an Italian composer and pianist.
As a student of history and a museum enthusiast, I have spent a fair amount of shuttered hours during the pandemic visiting museums and checking off my must-see list. Virtually, that is!