Dr. Michael Berenbaum is the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, Los Angeles, California, and a Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University.
History Channel Film “Diplomats of the Damned” shows the bravery of foreign service diplomats: Carl Lutz, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Hiram Bingham and George Ferdinand Duckwitz.
Because of their specific knowledge and skills, doctors are valuable not only to their patients, but also to the larger systems in which they work.
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice tells the story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
The HDEC wishes to honor one of Liberators and a Member of our Honorary Board, Carl Arfa.
Join the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center and 100 other museums and cultural institutions around the world for We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope on Sunday, June 14 at 2:00 PM ET.
Armed with only scant clues from his late parents who had survived the concentration camps, Fred ventures into the unknown to find something – anything – and tell his story for this first time.
The Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, Inc. Announces the 2020 Contest Winners.
A punk girl opens the paperwork the Nazis kept on her family and hears her father’s first hand account of being a child under Hitler’s oppression.
The HDEC encourages you view the following program by PBS, “VIRAL: ANTISEMITISM IN FOUR MUTATIONS.”
Re-trace the steps of Holocaust Survivor Israel Arbeiter as he returns to Poland and Germany for the final time to look for items buried in 1939 in the basement of his old home in Plock, Poland as the German army advanced.
In 1936, 18 African American athletes, dubbed the “black auxiliary” by Hitler, participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, defying Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.
The HDEC will be offering another webinar as one of our online Israel Then & Now programs on May 12 at 11:00 AM, presented by the Baltimore...
Theodor Herzl is the "Founding Father of Modern Zionism" and at the end of the 19th Century, in the wake of rising nationalism and in the face of...
As many of you know, in 2007, the Center acquired a Holocaust Railcar from Poland. It is a very significant artifact and played a very important...
As Seen Through These Eyes reveals the story of a brave group of people who fought Hitler with the only weapons they had: charcoal, pencil stubs, shreds of paper and memories etched in their minds.
75 years ago today, the U.S. Army liberated the Nazi Concentration Camp Dachau. Today is also Israel's 72nd Birthday, Yom Ha'atzmaut. Please click...
As the Nazis took power, Bronislaw Huberman fought to save Jewish musicians from extinction, going on to form the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Holocaust Survivor Carol Tellerman Sings – Ghetto – in Remembrance of the 77th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Dr. Judith S. Tellerman, the sister of our Holocaust Documentation & Education Center, Inc. (HDEC) Board Member...
Joan Allen narrates this riveting portrait of Hungarian poet Hannah Senesh, a remarkable woman who risked her own life to parachute behind enemy lines – enduring capture and torture – to rescue Jews from Nazi persecution.
In a journey through 7 countries, this film takes the audience into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe.
True story of a Russia-born activist who publicly appealed to Jewish Americans during World War II about the shocking mass murder of Jews in Europe.