Did you know that our synagogue is available for rentals? The VHM features facilities suitable for events of all sizes and types including weddings, receptions, and conferences as well as Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.
"The Majdanek probe is the second major review of death camp guards undertaken after Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk in 2011 became the first person to be convicted in Germany solely for serving as a camp guard..."
Our Executive Director, Dr. Charles Sydnor, was an expert witness at Johann Breyer's first trial in 1993. Additionally, our 2014 Rule of Law Award honoree, Kirsten Goetze, was involved in preparing the German case against Breyer, leading up to his arrest Tuesday night.
Founded to educate the community about the tragedies of the Holocaust, the Virginia Holocaust Museum strives to memorialize and document the atrocities of World War II. Through exhibits, programming, and outreach, the Museum uses the history of genocide to teach the dangers of prejudice and indifference.