In commemoration of Anne's 85th birthday

June 1, 2014

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 the day on June 12. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to watch for your submission and read what others have contributed.

2014 Days of Remembrance

May 6, 2014
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.

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

May 5, 2014

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 Europe after Hitler’s rise to power and began new lives in Georgia. It is currently on display at the Anne Frank in the World exhibit in Sandy Springs through October. After September, the exhibit will be available for loan. Booking requests can be submitted online.

"Witness to the Holocaust" 2014 Library Tour

January 4, 2014

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. The exhibit will visit 8 libraries across the state from January until July 2014. Admission is free at all locations.

Students decorate trunk in honor of Canadian liberators

December 12, 2013

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. To recognize this partnership the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust asked students of Westside Middle School in Winder, Georgia, to decorate a special trunk as part of the statewide Holocaust Learning Trunk Project.