2015 Days of Remembrance

On April 13, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed a proclamation declaring April 12-19, 2015, as "Holocaust Days of Remembrance" in Georgia. On behalf of the State, the Georgia Commission

Leon Bass, educator and witness to the Holocaust, passes away at 90

Leon Bass, an educator and witness to the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp, passed away at the age of 90 on Saturday in Newtown, PA. With his death we are reminded that someday soon there will be no survivors, liberators, and witnesses of the Holocaust alive to tell their stories.

2015 International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Georgia Capitol

2015 Days of Remembrance - "Liberation: 70 Years Later"

This year, Days of Remembrance in Georgia is April 12-19, 2015. The 2015 theme is "Liberation: 70 Years Later." Join us as we recognize and reflect on this period in history with a series of special programming and online content.

"Witness to the Holocaust" 2014 Library Tour

The Commission's exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” is touring the state of Georgia. The tour is presented in cooperation with the Georgia Public Library Service.

Students decorate trunk in honor of Canadian liberators

In the fall of 2013, the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta partnered with the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust to promote Holocaust remembrance and education.

"Witness to the Holocaust" 2013 Library Tour

The Commission's exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” is touring the state of Georgia. The tour is presented in cooperation with the Georgia Public Library Service.

New traveling exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust" launches

The Commission launched a new traveling exhibit, “Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” at Sweetwater Middle School on March 14, 2013. The exhibit will be on display at the school until March 22, 2013.