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Holocaust institutions

The Auschwitz-monument in Amsterdam's Wertheimpark. © ANP
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Part of the mission of the Anne Frank House is to encourage reflection on the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination and the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy. In this overview you will find Holocaust museums and institutions in English speaking countries that focus on similar themes and issues in their educational work, teaching resources and permanent and temporary exhibitions.

USC Shoah Foundation

The Shoah Foundation is dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.

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New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Centre Albuquerque

Their aims are to combat hate and intolerance and promote understanding through education.

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Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

This museum and education centre is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference.

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El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

Their mission is to educate about the Holocaust, honor those who perished and survivors and to oppose prejudice.

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Holocaust Memorial Center Farmington Hills, Michigan

The center's aims are to educate about the Holocaust and to remember those who perished and survived the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Museum Houston, Texas

Is dedicated to educating about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy.

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Los Angeles Museum of The Holocaust

The museum has a two-fold mission: commemoration and education.

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Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles

This is a global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.

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Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

This is the Simon Wiesenthal Center's educational arm. It challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism, and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts.

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Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York

The museum shows 20th and 21st century Jewish heritage and tells the story of the Holocaust through those who experienced it.

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Florida Holocaust Museum

This museum specifically deals with the Holocaust and honors all who suffered or died.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.

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Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond

This museum and educational centre's mission is to educate about the Holocaust and modern genocides.

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Dayton Holocaust Resource Center

This center holds Holocaust educational resources for teachers and researchers.

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St Louis Center for Holocaust Studies

This is a museum and learning center.

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Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

This museum and education center is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference.

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Holocaust Awareness Museum, Philadelphia

To educate about the Holocaust in order to learn about the consequences of racism, ethnic cleansing and intolerance.

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National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia

The museum presents educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America.

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