Auschwitz Exhibition

Auschwitz Exhibition Official FB page from the Auschwitz traveling exhibition ▪️ Página oficial de FB de la exposición itinerante Auschwitz auschwitz.nyc Por primera vez en la historia, más de 600 objetos originales se exponen en la primera exposición itinerante sobre Auschwitz coproducida por Musealia y el Museo Estatal de Auschwitz – Birkenau; un emotivo y riguroso recorrido por uno de los capítulos más oscuros de la historia de la humanidad que, sin duda, removerá la conciencia del mundo.
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A partir del 1 de diciembre, estreno mundial en Centro de Exposiciones Arte Canal de Madrid. ▪️For the first time in History, more than 600 original objects are shown in the first travelling exhibition about Auschwitz co-produced by Musealia and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, a moving and accurate tour through one of the darkest chapters of the History of Humankind that will certainly stir the world’s conscience. World premiere in Madrid. Opening December 1st, 2017.

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October-November, 1939 | Polish teachers moments before their execution by firing squad in the "Valley of Death" near Fo...
11/01/2020

October-November, 1939 |

Polish teachers moments before their execution by firing squad in the "Valley of Death" near Fordon.

The Nazis sought to destroy Polish culture and the Polish nation, and eliminate any resistance, by arresting and murdering Polish people.

In 1939, Jacob Klipper left Vienna for Palestine to prepare a foothold for his family. He expected that his wife, Klara-...
10/30/2020

In 1939, Jacob Klipper left Vienna for Palestine to prepare a foothold for his family. He expected that his wife, Klara-Kayla, and his children, Heinz and Gaby, would soon follow.

He took most of their belongings with him, including this dress.

The outbreak of war made it impossible for Klara-Kayla and the children to leave Vienna. On September 6, 1943, they were murdered in Auschwitz.

Collection of Yad Vashem Museum, gift of Menashe Klipper, currently displayed in Auschwitz Exhibition

This SS dagger (1933-1945) carries the SS motto: “Meine Ehre heist Treue” (My honor is loyalty). In a state organized on...
10/28/2020

This SS dagger (1933-1945) carries the SS motto: “Meine Ehre heist Treue” (My honor is loyalty).

In a state organized on the Führerprinzip (leader principle), the SS claimed preeminence because each member had sworn unconditional loyalty and obedience to Hitler.

Collection of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust , gift of Morris “Tiny” Weintraub, currently displayed in Auschwitz Exhibition

Elderly Jews and families being deported from Szydlowiec, occupied Poland, 1942.#NotlongagoNotfaraway
10/24/2020

Elderly Jews and families being deported from Szydlowiec, occupied Poland, 1942.

#NotlongagoNotfaraway

Some of the objects displayed in the exhibition, shown to the public for the first time, may seem trivial at first glanc...
10/22/2020

Some of the objects displayed in the exhibition, shown to the public for the first time, may seem trivial at first glance. But when one realizes that these are the last remains, the only witnesses to the lives of some of the millions of people murdered by the Nazi Germany… your heart shrinks and your mind begins to search for answers to try to understand.

How could a culturally advanced country as Germany commit one of the greatest crimes in history? How did Auschwitz become the main site for these killings? And, above all, how could such a place come into existence?

Original objects from the Auschwitz Exhibition currently displayed at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust.

“I stare directly ahead as I take off my clothes. I am afraid. By not looking at anyone I hope no one will see me. I hes...
10/20/2020

“I stare directly ahead as I take off my clothes. I am afraid. By not looking at anyone I hope no one will see me. I hesitate before removing my bra. I decide to leave my bra on. Just then a shot rings out. The charge is ear-shattering. Some women begin to scream. Others weep. I quickly take my bra off. . . . A burden was lifted. The burden of individuality. Of associations. Of identity. Of the recent past.”

Auschwitz survivor Livia Bitton-Jackson (1997)

The building of the so-called Central Sauna at the former Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp.

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October, 1935 | The "Law for the Protection of the Hereditary Health of the German People" requires all prospective marr...
10/18/2020

October, 1935 |

The "Law for the Protection of the Hereditary Health of the German People" requires all prospective marriage partners to obtain from the public health authorities a certificate of fitness to marry.

Such certificates are refused to those suffering from "hereditary illnesses" and contagious diseases and those attempting to marry in violation of the Nuremberg Laws.

Just a month later, the first supplemental decree of the Nuremberg Laws extended the prohibition on marriage or sexual relations between people who could produce "racially suspect" offspring.

A week later, the minister of the interior interpreted this to mean relations between "those of German or related blood" and Roma (Gypsies), Black people, or their offspring.

On March 1936 Hitler would win the elections after a single-question referendum.

From then on, the segregation and persecution of the German Jews first and Jews across Europe intensified.

In June 2021, after our un at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust the exhibition will o...
10/16/2020
Union Station Kansas City Inc.

In June 2021, after our un at NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust the exhibition will open its doors at Kansas City's Union Station Kansas City Inc..

Click below for more information.

Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. Opening at Union Station Kansas City in June 2021. Advance VIP tickets on sale now.

For the first time, 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a touring exhibition dedicated to the historical significance of the camp is being presented to a U.S. audience.

This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil - one that arose not long ago and not far away.

Union Station Kansas City is honored to host this significant story and presentation of artifacts and - in addition to making advance tickets available - has opened opportunities for interested businesses, institutions and individuals to lend their support to help make this extraordinary exhibition possible.

The exhibition is presented by Bank of America. We thank them for their support.

Learn more at >> http://bit.ly/USKCNotLongAgo

For advance VIP tickets, visit >> http://bit.ly/June2021Tickets

Advance tickets are $25 (plus $1.25 Union Station preservation fee) and can be redeemed for your choice of date during the exhibition run. VIP ticket holders will also have early access to reservations, ahead of the general public, ensuring you can be among the very first to visit this profoundly important exhibition.

October, 1942 |   Beginning of the deportation to #Auschwitz of 46,000 Jewish people from the occupied Protectorate of B...
10/15/2020

October, 1942 |

Beginning of the deportation to #Auschwitz of 46,000 Jewish people from the occupied Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.

By the end of 1942, only 15,530 Jews remained in the Protectorate, 13% of the 1939 population. In June 1943, 4,000 Jewish Council employees and their families were sent to Theresienstadt in the last large deportation. By the end of 1944, only 6,795 Jews lived in the Protectorate. Some of them were deported in early 1945 after the mixed marriage exception was cancelled.

The number of Jews who survived in hiding is unknown.

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust where Auschwitz Exhibition is now displayed, has reop...
10/13/2020

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust where Auschwitz Exhibition is now displayed, has reopened its doors .

New opening hours:
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Thursday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Friday: closed
Saturday: closed

In accordance with New York City's guidelines, timed tickets are required with each visit.

All tickets much be purchased in advance at our website.

October, 1939 |  Nazi Germany orders the killing of thousands of Germans with physical or mental disabilities to killing...
10/11/2020

October, 1939 | Nazi Germany orders the killing of thousands of Germans with physical or mental disabilities to killing centers such as Hartheim Castle.

False records were purposefully kept regarding the reason, date and place of death in order to mislead relatives and hamper investigations. Pulmonary tuberculosis was a popular reason of death, since it was a communicable disease that made it necessary to burn the corpse immediately. The system of exchanging files amongst the euthanasia centres contributed to the success of this cover-up action.

It is estimated that 250,000 people will die under this 'euthanasia' program.

The Hartheim Castle documentation centre is one of the the more than 20 international institutions that have lended part of their collections to Auschwitz Exhibition

Learn more at our website.

10/09/2020

Prisoners constructed much of the camp and even its furniture. Master blacksmith Jan Liwacz was arrested in October 1939 for burning an effigy of Hitler.

In June 1940, he was sent to Auschwitz, where he worked in a detail that manufactured ironwork, including the ashtrays, ink blotters, and letter holders used by Commandant Rudolf Höss.

The woman in the photograph is Ala Gertner from Bedzin in Poland. Gertner, along with other Jewish women prisoners, was ...
10/07/2020

The woman in the photograph is Ala Gertner from Bedzin in Poland.

Gertner, along with other Jewish women prisoners, was at the heart of a conspiracy to destroy the gas chambers as part of an uprising planned by the Sonderkommando – the prisoners forced to operate the crematoria.

Róża Robotam worked in a nearby munitions factory —over a period of months they smuggled tiny amounts of gunpowder into Auschwitz each day and passed it to the Sonderkommando.

On October 7, 1944, the Sonderkommando was given the catalyst it needed for action: it discovered that many of its group were themselves destined for the gas chambers.

The men of Crematorium IV Sonderkommando began the revolt – they fought the SS with hammers, axes and stones and set fire to the building. The Crematoria II Sonderkommando saw the flames and joined in – killing a Kapo and a small number of SS guards.

None of those who organized the revolt survived. Four of the women who had smuggled the gunpowder were tortured, but refused to give the names of others involved. They were publically hanged.

Róża Robota’s last words on the gallows were “Nekama”, Hebrew for “revenge.”

The play Anne Frank premiered on Broadway at the Cort Theatre on October 5, 1955, and moved to the Ambassador Theatre in...
10/05/2020

The play Anne Frank premiered on Broadway at the Cort Theatre on October 5, 1955, and moved to the Ambassador Theatre in 1957, where it ran for another year—for over 700 performances. It won both a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize.

In Germany, the play could be seen on stages from October 1956 onward, and it opened in Amsterdam that November. The movie version, released in 1959, won Academy Awards.

This ticket from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is now on display for the first time in North America at Auschwitz Exhibition

October, 1943. Four hundred rabbis petition the US government to intervene on behalf of European Jews. In the hope of a ...
10/03/2020

October, 1943. Four hundred rabbis petition the US government to intervene on behalf of European Jews.

In the hope of a meeting with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the rabbis walk to the White House, Washington DC, but the leader of the free world was not at home.

© The LIFE Picture Collection, Getty Images.

10/01/2020

Prisoners constructed much of the camp and even its furniture. Master blacksmith Jan Liwacz was arrested in October 1939 for burning an effigy of Hitler.

In June 1940, he was sent to Auschwitz, where he worked in a detail that manufactured ironwork, including the ashtrays, ink blotters, and letter holders used by Commandant Rudolf Höss.

09/30/2020
Union Station Kansas City Inc.

Union Station Kansas City Inc.

Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. Opening at Union Station Kansas City in June 2021. Advance VIP tickets on sale now.

For the first time, 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a touring exhibition dedicated to the historical significance of the camp is being presented to a U.S. audience.

This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil - one that arose not long ago and not far away.

Union Station Kansas City is honored to host this significant story and presentation of artifacts and - in addition to making advance tickets available - has opened opportunities for interested businesses, institutions and individuals to lend their support to help make this extraordinary exhibition possible.

The exhibition is presented by Bank of America. We thank them for their support.

Learn more at >> http://bit.ly/USKCNotLongAgo

For advance VIP tickets, visit >> http://bit.ly/June2021Tickets

Advance tickets are $25 (plus $1.25 Union Station preservation fee) and can be redeemed for your choice of date during the exhibition run. VIP ticket holders will also have early access to reservations, ahead of the general public, ensuring you can be among the very first to visit this profoundly important exhibition.

September 29, 1941 |   The Jewish population of Kiev is grouped and forced to march towards the Babi Yar ravine. They ha...
09/29/2020

September 29, 1941 |

The Jewish population of Kiev is grouped and forced to march towards the Babi Yar ravine. They hand over their goods and clothes. In groups of 10, they walk towards a pit. The 4A mobile killing unit, German and Ukrainian police, slaughters them.

It is estimated that during the Nazi occupation between 100,000 and 150,000 people were executed in Babi Yar. Among the victims, in addition to Jews, there were Soviet prisoners of war, partisans, Ukrainian nationalists, gypsies and communists.

One of them was Mania Halef, this five-year-old Jewish little girl.

In Auschwitz, any breaking of the regime’s many and arbitrary rules was punished mercilessly – trying to get extra food,...
09/24/2020

In Auschwitz, any breaking of the regime’s many and arbitrary rules was punished mercilessly – trying to get extra food, smoking at the wrong time, or being perceived to be not working hard enough – all could end in death.

Although the camp was overseen by the SS, much of the day-to-day supervision was entrusted to other prisoners known as Kapos.

They too were victims of the Nazis, but they could also be perpetrators.

Many were violent criminals, transferred from concentration camps in Germany; in exchange for privileges they kept control of the Polish prisoners with a cruelty that could equal their SS masters.

Contemporary picture of Auschwitz, titled “Thorns” by his author, Nicole Zullo.

A “shocking” number of American young adults lack a basic understanding of the Holocaust, according to a new survey.  Ac...
09/22/2020

A “shocking” number of American young adults lack a basic understanding of the Holocaust, according to a new survey. According to the first-ever, state-by-state survey of American Millennials and Gen Z (ages 18 to 39), 63% do not know that 6 million Jews were exterminated by Nazis, and 36% thought the number was “two million or fewer.” Nearly a quarter of those surveyed (23%) said they believed the Holocaust was a myth, had been exaggerated or weren’t sure. Commissioned by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, the study found “particularly disquieting” that nearly 20% of young people in the state of New York thought Jews were responsible for the Holocaust. This view was held by 11% nationally. Our exhibition, extended in NYC's @museumjewishheritage until May 2021, fights against this shocking and saddening reality, because, as George Santayana said, "Those who do not remember their past are condemned to repeat it."

09/21/2020
Union Station Kansas City Inc.

Union Station Kansas City Inc.

Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. Opening at Union Station June 2021.

For the first time, 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a touring exhibition dedicated to the historical significance of the camp is being presented to a U.S. audience.

This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America, and an unparalleled opportunity to confront the singular face of human evil - one that arose not long ago and not far away.

Union Station Kansas City is honored to host this significant story and presentation of artifacts and - in addition to making advance tickets available - has opened opportunities for interested businesses, institutions and individuals to lend their support to help make this extraordinary exhibition possible.

Learn more at >> https://www.unionstation.org/auschwitz-not-long-ago-not-far-away

For advance VIP tickets, visit >> http://bit.ly/June2021Tickets

Presented by Bank of America.

September 19, 1940 | Witold Pilecki, Polish Resistance fighter, deliberately enters into a street roundup in Warsaw to g...
09/19/2020

September 19, 1940 |

Witold Pilecki, Polish Resistance fighter, deliberately enters into a street roundup in Warsaw to get arrested and be sent to #Auschwitz in order to set up a secret military organisation in the camp and examine the possibilities of liberating the prisoners. He, literally, volunteered to be embedded in Auschwitz in order to help others.

He organized a resistance movement within the camp which eventually numbered in the hundreds, and secretly sent messages to the Western Allies detailing Nazi atrocities at the camp.

He lived 3 years there, escaped, took part in the Warsaw uprising in 1944 and survived the war, before being put to death by the Soviets in 1948.

He was arrested by the secret police on charges of working for "foreign imperialism", referring to his work for the Polish government-in-exile.

The original photographs included in the exhibition are extremely delicate objects that can be easily degraded.That is w...
09/17/2020

The original photographs included in the exhibition are extremely delicate objects that can be easily degraded.

That is why in addition to displaying them with a dim light level (lower than 50 lux) their exposure time is controlled by rotating or replacing them with another photograph.

For this reason, visitors who come to the exhibition soon will be able to see that a new page from the Hocker Album, on loan from Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem, which shows fragments of the daily life of those who worked in Auschwitz.

If this rotation is not carried out by our team of experts, irreversible damage such as color changes and even loss of inks could occur, affecting the appearance of the photographs.

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Auschwitz Exhibition

For the first time in History, more than 700 original objects are shown in the first travelling exhibition about Auschwitz co-produced by Musealia and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, a moving and accurate tour through one of the darkest chapters of the History of Humankind that will certainly stir the world’s conscience.

Por primera vez en la historia, más de 700 objetos originales se exponen en la primera exposición itinerante sobre Auschwitz coproducida por Musealia y el Museo Estatal de Auschwitz – Birkenau; un emotivo y riguroso recorrido por uno de los capítulos más oscuros de la historia de la humanidad que, sin duda, removerá la conciencia del mundo.


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The Photograph He sits and looks at a photograph of a woman with beautiful hair. Her eyes are soft and maternal, with a beauty he wouldn’t compare. As he studies the photo more closely large tears appear in his eyes. Recalling his childhood in memories he breaths with a series of sighs. She taught him to love and to value never to hate or detest. Live life to full with great gusto follow dreams like a breath-taking quest. Laughter was what he remembered, a childhood as warm as the sun. Neighbours and friends from all cultures, cordially living as one. Their life was suddenly shattered, aspirations were crushed like a bug. Freedom exchanged for oppression and prejudice spread like a drug. His mother was dragged from his clutches pushed with the butt of a gun. He watched as she fell in the puddle, the horror for them had begun. The stench in the train was abhorrent, a mixture of fear with the sweat. Sadly their plight was not over, the nightmare was still to come yet! Frightened, cold and bewildered, bodies now shaking with fear. Thrown to the ground without question, their fate becoming more clear. He never again saw his mother, she vanish from view as he cried. What she taught him would have far more meaning, her wisdom was what he applied. As he looks at her beautiful image his forearm now comes into view. The world may know what had happened but not what they all had gone through ARBEIT MACT FREI “Work sets you free” Auschwitch. Teresa Harrison-Best 75th Anniversary
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So extensive and well organized exhibit. You can even see it over few days. I recommend the headset. I’m so grateful to see this exhibit and also all the survivors sharing stories with us and next generations. This is so important.
3D model of the main gates to the camp. KZ Auschwitz-Birkenau: https://skfb.ly/6KHWP KZ Auschwitz I: https://skfb.ly/6LnzJ
How much are the tickets for this exhibition?
Please come to Southeastern Michigan. You choose! The Detroit Institute of Art or The Jewish Holocaust Museum...Thank you in advance.
Me ha parecido interesante esta exposición, pero quizás esperaba más. Al principio, cuando empieza a hablar la audioguía dice algo que se podría sacar mucho más provecho para que no se vuelva a repetir. Y quizás es una frase que a muchos se le pasa desapercibida. Es algo as´como "esta exposición está hecha para darnos cuenta de que nuestra sociedad de hoy en día no está muy lejos de aquélla que provocó este exterminio". No hubiera estado mal hacer un paralelo con lo que ocurrió entonces y lo que ocurre ahora, que a veces puede llegar a ser lo mismo. Por eso adjunto esta frase que me recuerda tanto a investigaciones actuales sobre manipulación genética para que los bebés "sean perfectos"
Todos necesitamos PAZ. La memoria, entretanto, alimenta la inquietud. Los que no pueden recordar el pasado están condenados a repetirla. Entresaco estas dos frases de la exposicion de "AUSCHWITZ. No hace mucho. No muy lejos", de esta muestra que exhibe el Centro de Exposiciones Arte Canal Madrid hasta el 3 de enero 2019, para recomendar de manera indispensable en estos tiempos de tanta euforia autoritaria. Esta exposición que de manera itinerante recorrerá los distintos lugares de Europa, nos hace un balance de la historia del Holocausto que llevó a la aniquilación de mas de 1.100.000 personas de las que el 90% eran judíos. Una clara evidencia de la catástrofe que sucede al odio y la intoleranciaintolerancia en el seno de la sociedad, cada vez mas diversa, es uno de los principales retos del futuro.
Tal y como se están poniendo las cosas este tipo de exposiciones deberían ser imprescindibles en los centros educativos.
https://youtu.be/AhhO8r1oMUg EL TRIUNFO DEL ODIO