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July 2016

Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights

July 16 - September 25
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights tells the story of Suzman’s rise as the leading Member of Parliament to oppose apartheid legislation during 36 years of public service. Meticulously selected photographs, personal letters, speeches, political cartoons and news articles convey the tremendous strength she demonstrated while facing constant animosity, antisemitism and intimidation from other South African Parliamentarians, colleagues and citizens.Helen Suzman was one of South Africa’s most vociferous and energetic opponents of apartheid. She takes pride of place among those…

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Reflections on Man’s Fate: Artwork by Judith Weinshall Liberman

July 23 - October 2
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Reflections on Man’s Fate is an exhibition of paintings and textile works by artist Judith Weinshall Liberman. Drawn from works from the Museum’s permanent collection, the show includes wall hangings and works on canvas from the artist’s Holocaust Paintings, Holocaust Wall Hangings, Skull Series and Genocide Series. Her work focuses on the present state of mankind as well as the relentlessness and enormity of history’s darkest period.Born in Israel, Liberman came to the United States after completing high school. She…

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Women of Ravensbrück: Portraits of Courage

July 30, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Ravensbrück, the Nazi’s major concentration camp for women, brought fear and terror to its imprisoned, tortured victims. Subject to unspeakable horrors, few survived. The faces of these triumphant women have been immortalized by artist Julia Terwilliger in one of the newest exhibits of Holocaust art to emerge today.What makes the collection significant is its focal point on women and their experiences during the Holocaust. The exhibit centers around seven large, wooden panels with mixed media and photo transfer images of…

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August 2016

Marking The Shloshim In Tribute to Elie Wiesel

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Young Israel of Tampa,
13207 N 52nd Street
Tampa, FL 33617 United States
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Please join The Florida Holocaust Museum, in partnership with Young Israel of Tampa/Norman Library and The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, on Monday, August 1st at Young Israel of Tampa for a memorial evening in tribute to Elie Wiesel.With special guest speakers:-Elizabeth Gelman, ‪The FHM‬'s Executive Director -Mr. Jerry Rawicki, Warsaw Ghetto Survivor/"Behind The Wall" Documentary-Steven Cohen MD, Neurologist/Personal friend of Elie Wiesel-Dr. Gary Ronay, Eastern European Judaism-Brian Lehrer. PharmD Candidate - Nazi MedicineFor additional information, please visit the following…

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September 2016

Oz Pearlman Kicks Off The FHM’s 25th Anniversary!

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a fabulous family friendly affair to kick off the 25th Anniversary of The Florida Holocaust MuseumFeaturing: Oz Pearlman, grandson of Holocaust Survivors, showcasing his unique blend of mentalism and magic! 12:30 p.m.- Private Lunch Reception and Personal Mentalist Experience with Oz Pearlman- includes Public Performance(VIP Experience $100) 2:30 p.m.- Public Performance(General Admission $25) Proceeds benefit The Florida Holocaust Museum's student education programs!To purchase tickets, please visit: www.MyPalladium.org or call (727) 822-3590  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRf60BGJalA

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October 2016

Matzevot for Everyday Use: Photographs by Łukasz Baksik

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum is excited to announce that it will open an exhibition entitled Matzevot for Everyday Use. This exhibition will feature photographs taken in Poland by Polish photographer Łukasz Baksik to document the ways in which Jewish gravestones have been stolen and re‐appropriated. The matzevot are now parts of fences, pavements, and even grindstones. Even today, the matzevot continue to be used in cases where ordinary stone, of which there is no shortage, could be used.The photographer wished…

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I Am My Brother’s Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations

October 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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I Am My Brother's Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations, a traveling exhibition from Yad Vashem, tells the stories of men, women and nations who risked their lives to help save and shelter Jews during the Holocaust. It honors the 25,681 individuals and groups who have been named Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel. 

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