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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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.