This exhibition is dedicated to the unique stories of children during the Holocaust. During a period when Jewish communities underwent social and familial upheaval, children living in this reality essentially lost their childhood.
It presents a collection of anecdotes, narratives and memories of Jewish children caught up in the crucible of the Holocaust. On exhibition are items from Yad Vashem’s Artefacts,
The drawings, poems, letters and toys displayed in this exhibition demonstrate the unique capacity of children to hold on to the forces of life, creativity, imagination, and optimism, despite facing dire circumstances.
This exhibition consists of 19 Panels. Each panel is approximately 800 mm x 1200 mm
These artworks from the Yad Vashem Collection were created by artists between 1939 and 1945 and represent a living testimony from the Holocaust, as well as a declaration of the indomitable human spirit that refuses to surrender. This exhibition provides a glimpse into art created during the Holocaust in ghettos, camps, forests, and while in […]
BESA – A Code of Honor, Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust has brought an interfaith aspect to Holocaust education. This exhibition is based on 12 large photographs taken by Norman Gershman, and the outstanding rescue stories of Muslim-Albanian families who saved Jews and were recognised as Righteous Among the Nations by Yad […]
This special exhibition, features works created between 1945 and 1947 and attempts to investigate how survivors reacted to the liberation through art. For most of these survivor-artists, the ability to paint again signified freedom and renewed independence. The choice of their art’s subject and the grip on the pencil or brush symbolically restored a feeling […]
This exhibition gives expression to the unique voice of Jewish women in the Holocaust. Their choices and responses in the face of the evil, brutality and relentless hardship that they were forced to grapple with. The exhibition features nine aspects of the Jewish woman’s daily life during the Holocaust: Love, Motherhood, Caring for Others, Womanhood, […]
This exhibition opens a window into the world of children during the Shoah, their story of survival and their struggle to hold onto life. This exhibition derives its name from an excerpt from Janusz Korczak’s “Rules of Life”, A Childhood of Dignity: It is not proper to be ashamed of any game. This is no […]