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05 May, 2016, 00:29 ET U.S. Representative John Lewis Receives U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Elie Wiesel Award

 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presented the 2016 Elie Wiesel Award, the institution's highest honor, to United States...


17 Mar, 2016, 16:57 ET US Holocaust Memorial Museum: US Government Declares Genocide Committed by Islamic State

The United States government's designation today that the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has perpetrated genocide and crimes against humanity...


12 Nov, 2015, 10:32 ET Groundbreaking United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Report Reveals Crimes Against Humanity and Ethnic Cleansing Perpetrated Against Religious Minorities in Northern Iraq; Yezidis Targeted for Genocide

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) perpetrated crimes against humanity, war crimes, and ethnic cleansing against religious minority communities...


31 Jul, 2014, 14:30 ET The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement on Rising Antisemitism

In the first half of the 20th century, the nations of Europe failed to protect their Jewish communities, leading to the murder of six million Jews....


28 Apr, 2014, 15:45 ET Ambassador Samantha Power To Speak At United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Tribute Dinner; Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire To Receive Museum's Elie Wiesel Award

 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Elie Wiesel Award, the Museum's highest honor, will be conferred on Lieutenant-General Roméo...


23 Jul, 2013, 09:00 ET Madeleine Albright and Richard Williamson Release New Report on Responsibility to Protect (R2P) at Symposium Titled, "The United States and R2P: From Words to Action"

Report shows international community has a mixed track record of applying the principle when mass violence is threatened or occurs A new...


16 May, 2013, 10:40 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Brings 20th Anniversary National Tour To Chicago

 Marking two decades of honoring the memory of the Holocaust and inspiring citizens and leaders worldwide, the United States Holocaust Memorial...


29 Apr, 2013, 07:00 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Marks 20th Anniversary at Historic Gathering in Washington, DC

 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is marking two decades of honoring Holocaust memory and inspiring people to act against hatred and...


14 Feb, 2013, 11:06 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Brings 20th Anniversary Commemorative National Tour To New York

Museum's National Tour Will Honor Local Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans on March 3 at the Hilton New York  Marking two...


28 Jan, 2013, 12:19 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Brings 20th Anniversary Commemorative National Tour To Los Angeles

Museum's National Tour Will Honor Local Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans on February 17 at the Skirball Cultural Center...


03 Dec, 2012, 10:36 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Kicks Off 20Th Anniversary Commemoration In Boca Raton

Museum's National Tour Will Honor Local Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans on December 9 at Marriott at Boca Center Marking...


29 Nov, 2012, 09:39 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Announces 20th Anniversary National Tribute And Tour

Museum to Honor Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans At Historic Gathering in the Nation's Capital and at Events Nationwide...


24 Jul, 2012, 12:00 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Unveils New Poll: Americans Believe that Genocide is Preventable and that US Has Major Role in Prevention

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses genocide prevention symposium A new poll commissioned by the United States Holocaust...


19 Jul, 2012, 09:00 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to Present Forward-Looking Symposium on Genocide Prevention, Unveil New Poll

Keynote Speaker U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton  On Tuesday, July 24, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in...


03 May, 2011, 00:05 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com Launch World Memory Project to Create Largest Online Resource of Information on Victims of Holocaust and Nazi Persecution

Millions of Pages of Museum Archives to Be Indexed and Made Free to All The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com today...


08 Apr, 2010, 11:00 ET Historic Gathering of Liberators Highlights Days of Remembrance Ceremony in U.S. Capitol Rotunda

CEREMONY TO BE WEBCAST LIVE ON THURSDAY, APRIL 15, AT 11:30 A.M. EDT AT www.ushmm.org In what may be one of their final national gatherings, 120...


06 Apr, 2010, 13:02 ET Historic Gathering of Liberators Highlights Days of Remembrance Ceremony in U.S. Capitol Rotunda

In what may be one of their final national gatherings, 120 World War II veterans who helped liberate the Nazi concentration camps will reunite to...


06 Jan, 2010, 16:10 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement

The Museum's thoughts and prayers continue to be with Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns' family at this time. Officer Johns died heroically...


30 Jul, 2009, 09:55 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Adds New Data to Google Earth Showing Twice As Many Destroyed Villages in Darfur

Museum expresses concern for millions of civilians still at risk in Sudan The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announced today the...


15 Apr, 2009, 10:08 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Applauds Opening of Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum applauds the opening of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, a wonderful...


04 Feb, 2009, 13:35 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Launches Major Exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

"Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." -- Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1924 The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated...


19 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Iranian President Ahmadinejad Addressing U.N. General Assembly

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum joins in the worldwide condemnation of the upcoming...


24 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936 Exhibition Extended

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today announced the extension of the run of its...


14 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936 Exhibition Opens at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on April 25

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today announced the April 25 opening of a special...


19 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Receives Only Known Photo Album Owned by an SS Office from Auschwitz-Birkenau

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today unveiled an important new addition to its...