70th Anniversary: Anne Frank and the inhabitants of the Secret Annex deported to Auschwitz

Seventy years ago today, the 8 occupants of the Secret Annex are deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau killing center in Poland. The Frank family, the Van Pels family, and Fitz Pfeffer were among 1, 019 others selected for deportation. This was the last transport of prisoners from Westerbork to Ausc

70th Anniversary: Arrest of the Occupants of the Secret Annex

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the arrest of the occupants of the Secret Annex. 

It is a sunny day in Amsterdam.

Executive Director of Holocaust Commission joins Governor's delegation to Israel

The Commission's Executive Director, Sally N.

Featured submissions from our commemoration of Anne Frank's 85th birthday

In commemoration of Anne's 85th birthday, we launched a campaign for you to submit your thoughts, comments, wishes, notes, reflections, or photos. We shared your submissions online throughout the day on June 12. 

In commemoration of Anne's 85th birthday

In commemoration of Anne's 85th birthday, submit your own thoughts, comments, wishes, notes, reflections, or photos. What would you like Anne to know about you, the world, or her legacy? The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will collect these online submissions and share them online throughout

New trunks decorated for Georgia's Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

Twenty new trunks are now on display at Anne Frank in the World in Sandy Springs. The trunks join a collection of over 50 trunks currently in circulation throughout the state as part of the Holocaust Learning Trunk Project.

2014 Days of Remembrance

On May 2, 2014, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, on behalf of the State of Georgia, hosted the annual State Official Observance “Holocaust Days of Remembrance” of the victims of the Holocaust. The observance began at 11am in the North Wing of the State Capitol.

New exhibition series "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" launches

The Commission launched a new traveling exhibit series titled “Georgia’s Response to the Holocaust” which profiles Holocaust survivors, liberators, rescuers, and activists local to Georgia. The first installment of this series, “A Home for Refugees”, tells the stories of seven survivors who left

April declared "Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month" in Georgia

April is declared "Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month" in Georgia. Under the sponsorship of Senator Jason Carter and Representative Stacey Abrams, House Resolution 1350 passed in the Georgia House Chambers on March 7, 2014. 

"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.