Right now Kansas City hosts one of the best exhibits in the nation that remembers a horrific moment in world history.
About the exhibit that's worth checking out . . .
Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away
This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil—one that arose not long ago and not far away.
A quick collection of MSM news items on the topic . . .
January 27 has been designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date was chosen because, on January 27, 1945, the infamous Nazi German slave labor and death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by the Soviet army.
The horror of Auschwitz is part of Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt's family history. In an interview with DW, the 58-year-old described the fate of his ancestors and gave his advice for the generations to come. DW: Rabbi Goldschmidt, seven years ago we met at the commemoration of the liberation on January 27 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp memorial.
Holocaust survivors demand that Tucker Carlson, GOP lawmakers, and anti-vaccine activists stop comparing their ordeal to COVID-19 mandates and restrictions
Anti-vaccine activists are comparing the Holocaust to COVID-19 vaccine mandates and pandemic restrictions. Holocaust survivors say they want the "trivialization" of the their suffering to stop. Three survivors spoke to Insider in advance of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday. Just days before Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is on Thursday, Robert F Kennedy Jr.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For years, Sonia Warshawski has spent her days at her Overland Park tailoring shop. It's good to be around people, she said. She's surrounded by clothes, too, but one precious piece has had a special place for years: her mother's scarf.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Holocaust survivors and politicians warned about the resurgence of antisemitism and Holocaust denial as the world remembered Nazi atrocities and commemorated the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on Thursday.
The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution in November 2005 establishing the annual commemoration They chose January 27 - the day that Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops in 1945 This year, survivors and politicians are warning about the resurgence of antisemitism and Holocaust denial Due to the pandemic, many International Holocaust Remembrance Day events are being held online Communities around the world are poignantly remembering the Holocaust today - on the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz - as a centenarian survivor who lost her mother and brother at the concentration camp addresses EU lawmakers.