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In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, the day was established to commemorate victims of the Nazis and to raise awareness, thereby preventing future genocide. Drawing from the Universal Declaration […]
As an art museum rooted in representing the diversity of Jewish culture and identity, the Jewish Museum seeks to celebrate the shared human values among people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. We hope that our wide-ranging and thought-provoking exhibitions and collection provide a platform for dialogue about diverse ideas that can help combat bigotry, […]