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We had 1,519 visitors last week, which is a new record for walk-in guests. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!
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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. 

For more information please visit: http://www.vaholocaust.org/content/rentals 

Photo courtesy of: Don Mears Photography
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We just installed a new panel in our Dachau exhibit. Look for more updates in the coming months.
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This statue in our garden serves as a memorial for the 1.5 million children who perished during the Holocaust.
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Kym Grinnage at NBC12 wrote a nice feature about the museum.
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"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..."
BERLIN (AP) — Around 20 former guards at the Majdanek death camp could face charges in Germany, following a widespread probe of the Nazi SS men and
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Last night we held a panel discussion about the legal case against John Demjanjuk, a camp guard at the Sobibor extermination camp, as part of our annual Rule of Law award ceremony.
It was a graduate-level program in the study of Holocaust criminal prosecution, all crammed into an hour.
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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. 
The authorities charged Johann Breyer was complicit in the gassing of 216,000 Jews brought to Auschwitz in 1944 from Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Germany.
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Throwback Thursday: Local Holocaust Survivor Bud Brodecki.

"There were a lot of good souls during the war, even Germans; which I never want to forget, because I think if it wasn't for the good ones, I wouldn't be alive."
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We will have a booth at the Richmond Arts and Culture Expo, on June 28th. Stop by for a sneak peek of some exciting exhibits coming to the museum in 2015!
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On Memorial Day we thank those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. These medals were awarded to Abraham Mandell for his service in World War II. #archives #rvamuseums #thankyou #veterans
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For the second year in a row, we have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Thanks to all our guests!

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60893-d213659-Reviews-Virginia_Holocaust_Museum-Richmond_Virginia.html
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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.