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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage and signing of the Civil Rights Act. It was an important legislative step that— on paper, at least – ended the economic, social and educational disadvantages expressly allowed under Jim Crow laws.

We have long recognized the affinity between Jews who fled Germany because of the…

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This Week in History
January 30, 1943

Rutka Laskier kept a diary for a little more than three months at the beginning of 1943. At…
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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
Phone: 407-628-0555
Fax: 407-628-1079

The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida · 851 N Maitland Ave · Maitland, FL 32751 · Phone: 407-628-0555 ·