Commemorate Brave Women of the Holocaust with 2017 International Women's Day

March 8, 2017, is International Women's Day, a global celebration of the achievements of women. Learn about the many ways women responded to Nazi oppression during the Holocaust. 

Life of Elie Wiesel honored with unanimous passing of resolution by U.S. House of Representatives

On September 12, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution honoring the life of Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, Elie Wiesel.

2016 Days of Remembrance - "Mothers and Fathers: Stories of Love and Loss"

This year, Days of Remembrance in Georgia is May 1-8, 2016. The 2016 theme is "Mothers and Fathers: Stories of Love and Loss." 

Students from Macon tour exhibit and accept learning trunk

Sixth-grade students from Saint Peter Claver Catholic School in Macon toured the Anne Frank in the World exhibit today and brought one of the Commission's learning trunks back to their school. 

 

Letter from the Director: Updated response to change of standards for teaching the Holocaust in Georgia's schools

Dear Friends, Partners and Colleagues,

Letter from the Director: Response to change of standards for teaching the Holocaust in Georgia's schools

Dear Friends, Partners and Colleagues,

Margot Frank's 90th Birthday

The Diary of a Young Girl is one of the most popular books of the 20th century.

New research about Anne Frank's last months

Yesterday, staff and volunteers of the Commission participated in an enrichment session addressing changes to the scholarship about Anne Frank. The program examined new research about the deaths of Anne and Margot Frank.

Stories of rescue during the Holocaust

Many of the most well-known stories from the Holocaust are stories of rescue.

Founding Director of Commission Sylvia Wygoda passes away at 67

Sylvia Wygoda, Holocaust educator and founding director of the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, passed away on August 5, 2015, at her home in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.