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Nov 20, 2020, 12:05 ET For 75th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Makes Available Full Sound Recordings of Trials and Film Used as Evidence in War Crimes Proceedings

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has made available online the full sound recordings of the War Crimes Proceedings of the International...


Apr 16, 2020, 17:42 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Holds Virtual 2020 Annual Days of Remembrance Ceremony

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will lead the nation in the Days of Remembrance with a Virtual National Commemoration on Tuesday, April...


Jan 28, 2020, 14:18 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Acquires Sobibor Perpetrator Collection

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today announced an important new addition to its collection. The Sobibor Perpetrator Collection provides...


Oct 25, 2019, 15:03 ET Iranian-Canadian Journalist Maziar Bahari Whose Imprisonment Was Chronicled In The Feature Film Rosewater To Receive U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Elie Wiesel Award

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will confer its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari at its ...


Apr 09, 2018, 08:00 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Marks 25th Anniversary With A Bold Vision For Its Future

On April 9, 2018, 138 Holocaust survivors as well as supporters from around the country gathered to mark the 25th anniversary of the United States...


Jan 22, 2018, 08:00 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 'Never Stop Asking Why' Initiative Launches Global Online Conversation On Lessons Of The Holocaust

Since opening its doors 25 years ago, 43 million visitors from around the world have visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on the...


May 05, 2016, 12:29 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 Representative...


Apr 05, 2016, 11:07 ET U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Seeks Public's Input for 'History Unfolded,' New Crowdsourcing Project on What Americans Knew About the Holocaust

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is asking for the public's input in helping Museum historians and curators learn what American newspapers ...


Mar 17, 2016, 04:57 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...


Nov 12, 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...


Sep 21, 2015, 11:25 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Project Ranks Countries Most At Future Risk for Mass Atrocities

Today, the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum publicly launched a first-of-its-kind...


Apr 14, 2015, 02:19 ET FBI Director James Comey To Deliver Remarks At United States Holocaust Memorial Museum National Tribute Dinner

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2015 National Tribute Dinner on April 15 which will bring together over 1,000 Museum supporters from around ...


Feb 19, 2015, 10:30 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Announces $20 Million Endowment Gift To Name The Simon-Skjodt Center For The Prevention Of Genocide

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announced today that the Samerian Foundation of Indianapolis has committed a $20 million endowment gift...


Jul 31, 2014, 02:30 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....


Apr 28, 2014, 03:45 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 Dallaire,...


Mar 14, 2014, 11:07 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement On The Third Anniversary Of The Conflict In Syria

On the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum urgently calls on the international community to take...


Mar 12, 2014, 12:14 ET United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Announces $10 Million Gift to Name the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, one of the country's leading philanthropies, has awarded the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum...


Jul 23, 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"

A new report co-authored by former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former Presidential Special Envoy to Sudan Richard S. Williamson,...


May 16, 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 Museum ...


Apr 29, 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...


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Jul 24, 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

A new poll commissioned by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum finds that 67 years after the Holocaust, Americans believe genocide is still...