There are both advantages and disadvantages to being one of the oldest Holocaust Centers in the nation. We are proud of our role as innovators in this movement. We are deeply indebted to Tess Wise and a forward-thinking community of benefactors who made their dream a reality at a time when most people thought it was impossible. Our Holocaust…
Dawid Sierakowiak was only 15 years old when Germany invaded his hometown of Lodz, Poland.…
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T his Center was built by people who believed in the power of knowledge. As victims and witnesses to the Holocaust they felt a deep responsibility to teach future generations about the ultimate cost of prejudice and blind nationalism. It is not enough to know the names and dates and places of tragedies; we must also remember the reasons that these tragedies occur.
We want to inspire visitors to be compassionate and accepting of others, to be responsible and respectful members of a diverse community, and to acknowledge their responsibility to protect the rights of others as fervently as they protect their own.
There is no continent without ethnic conflict and no community where there is not distrust. We know that the future of humanity depends on understanding these deep-rooted problems, and working together to create a future where everyone is safe and is welcome.
The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
851 N Maitland Ave.
Maitland, FL 32751
October 15, 2015 at 6:00 PM
FORUM: The Jewish Refugee Crisis of the 1930’s: What Can We Learn to Meet the Needs of…
October 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Opening Reception: The Scroll of Remembrance
October 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Forum at the Rosen JCC: Eva Braun, Hitler’s Bride
Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 4 PM
No admission is charged for visiting the Center or for attending commemorative programs and films. Scheduled school group may limit access to some parts of the museum.
The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida · 851 N Maitland Ave · Maitland, FL 32751 · Phone: 407-628-0555 · firstname.lastname@example.org