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EXHIBIT CLOSED

The Anne Frank in the World Exhibit is presently closed.  Please visit this website summer 2021 for information about when and where the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will display future exhibits.   

Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

Shaping a better future through lessons of the past

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust strives to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and promote public understanding of the history.
 

First They Came 

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist.

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

    -- Pastor Martin Niemoller

USHMM Statement May 2021

Press Release:

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Misuse of Holocaust in Public Discourse

WASHINGTON, DC — Nazism represented a singular evil that resulted in the murder of six million Jews and the persecution and deaths of millions of others for racial and political reasons. Comparing contemporary situations to Nazism is not only offensive to its victims, but it is also inaccurate and misrepresents both Holocaust history and the present. The Holocaust should be remembered, studied, and understood so that we can learn its lessons; it should not be exploited for opportunistic purposes.

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is a secular, non-partisan state-agency. The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust strives to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and promote public understanding of the history. It ensures that learning how and why the Holocaust happened is an important part of the education of Georgia citizens. It encourages reflection upon the moral questions raised by this unprecedented event and the responsibilities of citizens in a democracy.

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If you want to join a meaningful cause and help us enhance the perspectives of hundreds of visitors every year, please consider volunteering at Anne Frank in the World. We accept applications for docents, greeters, and speakers. 

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