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January 2017

Opening of “The Greatest Crime of the War: The Armenian Genocide During World War I”

January 28, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Greatest Crime of the War: The Armenian Genocide During World War I recounts the history of the genocide and the conditions which led to it as well as its legacy. The mass murder of the Armenian people in Anatolia, now referred to by most historians and human rights organizations as “The Armenian Genocide,” destroyed a civilization that had resided in Anatolia for thousands of years.  On display January 28, 2017 – June 25, 2017 at The Florida Holocaust Museum.

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February 2017

Opening of “Holocaust By Bullets”

February 11, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Holocaust  By  Bullets  features  ten  years  of  field  investigations  in  the  former  Soviet  Union  by  Yahad – In  Unum. Yahad – In Unum, founded by French Catholic Priest Father Patrick Desbois, presents its painstaking research in a succinct yet approachable manner that enables the visitor to uncover, step‐by‐step, the crime committed against Jews and Roma by the Nazi killing units.  Known as the “Holocaust by Bullets”, the systematic  killing  of  all  Jews  started  before  the  creation  of  concentration  camps  and  continued…

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Opening of “Jehovah’s Witnesses: Faith Under Fire”

February 18, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Jehovah's Witnesses: Faith Under Fire is an exhibition that focuses on Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Holocaust.  Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Christian community of 35,000 in Germany and occupied lands, refused to confirm to the Nazi ideology of hate. They suffered severely for their belief in nonviolence and their utter rejection of racism. Thrown into Nazi camps, they became eyewitnesses of Nazi genocide. This exhibition documents the story of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Holocaust and provides an in depth look at ordinary people…

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April 2017

Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933‐1945 Exhibition Opening

April 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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On display at The Florida Holocaust Museum: April 30 - July 2, 2017 Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933–1945 examines the Nazi regime’s attempt to eradicate homosexuality, which left thousands dead and shattered the lives of many more. Between 1933 and 1945, the Nazi German regime promoted racial health policies that sought to eliminate all sources of biological corruption to its dominant “Aryan” race. Among the groups persecuted as threats to the national health were Germany’s homosexual men. Believing them to be…

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September 2017

Exhibition Opening: The Holocaust and the Book of Fire by Murray Zimiles

September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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On display September 2, 2017 – December 31, 2017 The paintings, drawings, prints, and artist's books by Murray Zimiles are graphic statements meant to engage and propel the viewer into a whirlwind of fire and devastation.  In these powerful works, Zimiles deals with issues like the absence of God during the Holocaust and the absence of civilization.  Zimiles is the stepson of Holocaust Survivor and felt obligated as an artist to deal with the subject. Murray Zimiles was born in…

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February 2018

“Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann” Exhibition Opens

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 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 thrilled to announce the blockbuster exhibition Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann opens on February 10, 2018!  “Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann is an extraordinary exhibition. It engages your intellect at the start and tears your heart out by the end.”  -Cleveland Jewish News “A Holocaust Museum smash.” -Chicago Tribune Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann is the first exhibition in the United States to fully document the pursuit,…

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August 2018

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Exhibition Opens

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is coming to The Florida Holocaust Museum in the summer of 2018! This iconic exhibition explores the extraordinary life of renowned music promoter Bill Graham (1931- 1991) who helped launch and promote the careers of countless rock & roll artists. Additionally, this exhibition also traces the indomitable spirit of a man brought to the United States as an eleven-year-old Jewish refugee fleeing the Nazis, fueling a lifelong passion and advocacy for social justice.…

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