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!
The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center in Dania Beach has provided online programming, such as a film series and webinars, since it temporary closed its doors to the public in March.