Public Statements

Museum Statement About the Never Again Education Act

June 2, 2020

At a time when there is so much uncertainty and reason for despair, we are heartened by and thankful for the passage of the Never Again Education Act, which President Trump signed into law on May 29, 2020.

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Important Statement from Museum President and CEO and Board Chair

June 1, 2020

The mission of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference. The tragic and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and too many other incidents of racial bias and inequity, make it clear that our mission is not yet fulfilled.

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Statement on Comparisons of COVID-19 regulations to Hitler and Nazis

April 21, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum deplores the resurgence of comparisons to Hitler and the Nazis by those unhappy with regulations issued during the COVID-19 emergency.

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Statement in Response to Increased Attacks on Asian-Americans

March 26, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is alarmed by the increased number of attacks directed at Asian-Americans in response to the current Covid-19 outbreak.

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Important Update from Museum President and CEO and Board Chair, March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020

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Temporary Closing of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

March 13, 2020

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Statement on the terrorist attack in Hanau, Germany

February 22, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum strongly condemns the senseless and cowardly terrorist attack in Hanau, Germany that left nine innocent people dead and others critically wounded before the gunman took his own life and that of his mother.

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Statement On Rohingya Genocidal Activity

January 28, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (DHHRM) strongly supports the recent action of the International Court of Justice at The Hague (ICJ) to protect the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.

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Important Statement on Federal Refugee Resettlement Program

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum and Holocaust Museum Houston are disappointed to learn that Texas has become the first state to opt out of the federal refugee resettlement program.

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Statement on Antisemitic Hate Crimes in New York City

December 31, 2019

We are horrified by the numerous antisemitic assaults that have taken place in the New York City area over the past week and strongly condemn them for what they are — hate crimes.

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Statement About Antisemitic Attack in Jersey City, New Jersey

December 12, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum condemns the targeted, antisemitic attack in Jersey City that resulted in the loss of four innocent lives. Antisemitism is on the rise around the world, and we are particularly concerned with the increase of violent acts of antisemitism in America. We condemn antisemitism in all its forms.

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STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING IN GERMANY

October 10, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is alarmed and saddened by the attack at the synagogue in Halle, Germany, on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day. Two people were killed, and the attacker was heard to say “the root of all problems are the Jews.” Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and all affected by this senseless hate crime.

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IMPORTANT STATEMENT

June 19, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance, Florida Holocaust Museum, Illinois Holocaust Museum, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Michigan Holocaust Memorial Center, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, feel compelled to address Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision to evoke comparisons of the conditions of migrants seeking asylum in the United States to the victims of the Holocaust.

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STATMENT IN RESPONSE TO SHOOTING AT CHABAD SYNAGOGUE OF POWAY, CALIFORNIA

April 28, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance condemns the attack at the Chabad Synagogue of Poway, California, leaving one person dead and three others wounded. The attack was perpetrated by a 19 year old white male, who posted antisemitic statements on the internet. We are heartsick that such a young man could be filled with blind hatred.

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Statement Regarding Sri Lankan Bombing Attacks

April 22, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance condemns the coordinated terrorist attacks by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka that have claimed 290 lives. These cowardly attacks on Christian churches and hotels on Easter Sunday are despicable.

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STATEMENT ABOUT TREE OF LIFE SHOOTING

October 27, 2018

The Dallas Holocaust Museum is horrified by the senseless attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and all affected by this terrible hate crime. We abhor violence, hatred, and bigotry...

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A CALL FOR CIVILITY

October 5, 2018

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, its Jewish Community Relations Council, the ADL-Texoma Region, the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance and the SMU Human Rights Program feel...

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OFFICIAL MUSEUM IMMIGRATION POLICY STATEMENT

June 20, 2018

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance calls upon all branches of our government to work together to fix our immigration system so that children are not separated from their parents at the borders of our great nation.

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MUSEUM'S PUBLIC STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE ROHINGYA

September 16, 2017

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is gravely concerned for the Rohingya people in Myanmar...

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MUSEUM’S STATEMENT AGAINST THE HATRED, BIGOTRY AND VIOLENCE IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

August 14, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum remembers a time when Aryan racist ideology led to the murder of six million Jews, as well as the persecution and murder of millions of other victims.

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