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Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

Who To Contact

For media or press inquiries only, please contact Kerri Lai or Janet.
For non-press related inquiries, please use our general contact page.

Kerri Lai

Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer

(469) 399-5205
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Janet Hitt

Marketing Manager

(469) 399-5214
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Final Commemoration of Our Permanent Exhibition, “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943.”

April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19 will be a bittersweet day for the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. On this day, the Museum will celebrate the final anniversary of its permanent exhibition “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943” by providing free admission and the opportunity to hear testimony from a local Holocaust Survivor.

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Public Statements View Allchevron_right

Statement on the Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in Canada

June 10, 2021

We express our sadness and horror over the brutal attack on a Muslim family in Canada last weekend. The family, on foot and waiting to cross the street in London, Ontario, was deliberately hit by a vehicle. Four members of the family, ranging in age from 15 to 74, were killed and a 9-year-old boy has been hospitalized in serious condition. It is clear to Canadian authorities that this was a hate crime because the family was targeted for their religion.

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Important Joint Statement on the Vandalism at the Florida Holocaust Museum

June 3, 2021

We unequivocally condemn the cowardly and despicable act of vandalism at The Florida Holocaust Museum on May 27. The abhorrent graffiti and hateful rhetoric, that defaced the museum is an act of antisemitism, hatred and violence targeting Jews.

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Statement on the Crisis in the Middle East and Rising Antisemitism

May 21, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is heartbroken by the crisis in the Middle East. To say that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, which has been decades in the making, is complex, is a gross understatement. Much has been written about the conflict and feelings and emotions run deep. Opinions differ about what led to the current eruption of violence, how to stop it, and how to work toward a peaceful resolution to this long-standing crisis. However, as a museum that was founded by Holocaust survivors, there are several points that are clear to us.

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Statement on President Biden's Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

April 28, 2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, one hundred and six years after the Ottoman Government sought to annihilate the Armenian people, President Joe Biden officially recognized these actions and mass murders as genocide. With this declaration, the United States joins other nations in officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide.

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Press Releases View Allchevron_right

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Introduces Virtual Field Trips for Schools

November 30, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (DHHRM) is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference. During the pandemic, the Museum shifted to virtual programming, most recently introducing virtual field trips and education programs.

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New Permanent Exhibition Arrives for Installation at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Opening September 17th

March 25, 2019

After three years of planning and construction, the first major pieces of the core exhibition of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum arrived.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Announces New Board Chair, Frank Risch, Eight New Board Members, and Two New Lifetime Directors

February 14, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance has elected eight new members to the Board of Directors, two new Lifetime Directors, and a new Board Chair.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum to Honor University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves at Hope for Humanity Dinner

October 24, 2018

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will honor Gregory L. Fenves, 29th President of the University of Texas at Austin, at its annual Hope for Humanity Dinner on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

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The Dallas Morning News features the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on DFW volunteer opportunities

June 1, 2021

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Jori Epstein, author of Max Glauben’s memoir "The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben’s to Dismantle Hate," mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an opinion piece for "The Dallas Morning News," May 30, 2021

May 30, 2021

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Fort Hood Sentinel features a travel article on the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

May 27, 2021

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A press release goes through the newswire announcing the new Monuments Men and Women’s Museum Network that includes the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

May 25, 2021

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