One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, The Florida Holocaust Museum is the result of St. Petersburg businessman and philanthropist Walter P. Loebenberg’s remarkable journey and vision. Loebenberg escaped Nazi Germany in 1939 and served in the United States Army during World War II. Together with a group of local businessmen and community leaders, the concept of a living memorial to those who suffered and perished was conceived. Among the participating individuals were Survivors of the Holocaust and individuals who lost relatives, as well as those who had no personal investment, other than wanting to ensure that such atrocities could never again happen to any group of people.
The FHM Condemns the Attack on the Pulse Nightclub The Florida Holocaust Museum is dedicated to teaching the members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. We condemn the attack that murdered 49 innocent people and injured many more, targeted only because of who they were, by […]
In observance of Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah, we are hosting a number of programs to commemorate the lives of Jews persecuted and murdered during the Holocaust. HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE WEEK PROGRAM SCHEDULE Sunday, May 1, 2016 Screening of An Unknown Country Monday, May 2, 2016 Voices of Survivors Incident at Vichy Film Screening & Celebrity Panel Discussion Tuesday, […]