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January 30 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 10 Commission launches new traveling exhibition "Fashioning a Nation: German Identity and Industry, 1914-1945"


December 16 New perspective on Anne Frank's arrest

October 3 Theme announced for 2017 Creative Arts Student Contest

September 12 Life of Elie Wiesel honored with unanimous passing of resolution by U.S. House of Representatives

July 2 Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)

May 4 Brendan Murphy named Distinguished Educator of 2016

April 20 Dr. Andrea Videlefsky to receive 2016 Humanitarian Award

April 19 Governor Deal signs 2016 Days of Remembrance proclamation for Georgia

April 7 Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Creative Arts Student Contest!

March 25 Updated response to change of standards for teaching the Holocaust in Georgia's schools

March 17 U.S. Government Declares Genocide Committed by Islamic State

March 10 Response to change of standards for teaching the Holocaust in Georgia's schools

January 25 Speaker Ralston swears in five to Holocaust Commission board

January 7 Bert Lewyn, Holocaust survivor and Commission member, passes away at age 92


December 17 Governor Deal swears in five to Holocaust Commission board

October 23 Governor Deal appoints five to Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

September 29 Free Educator Workshop Series

August 20 2016 Creative Arts Student Contest announced

August 5 Founding director of Commission Sylvia Wygoda passes away at 67

April 20 Eva Galambos, first mayor of Sandy Springs, passes away at 87

April 17 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust hosts 2015 Days of Remembrance in State Capitol

April 13 Governor Deal signs 2015 Days of Remembrance proclamation

April 9 Gretchen Abernathy of Dalton Middle School is Distinguished Educator of 2015

March 31 New research on Anne Frank's last months

March 30 Leon Bass, witness to the Holocaust and educator passes away at age 90

March 25 Holocaust survivor shares story with students in Thomasville

March 20 Eva Galambos named recipient of 2015 Humanitarian Award

March 20 Opher Aviran named recipient of 2015 Chairman's Lifetime Achievement Award

March 19 Winners of 2015 Creative Arts Student Contest announced

March 16 Buddy Elias, cousin to Anne and Margot Frank, passes away at age 89

February 2 Application opens for 2015 Distinguished Educator Award

January 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Georgia Capitol

January 21 Cast of Center for Puppetry Arts production of Anne Frank: Within and Without tours exhibit

January 20 Childhood friend of Anne Frank visits exhibit in Sandy Springs



September 3 70th Anniversary: Anne Frank and the inhabitants of the Secret Annex arrive at Auschwitz

August 1 70th Anniversary: The arrest of occupants of the Secret Annex

June Executive Director of Holocaust Commission on Governor's delegation to Israel

June 12 Anne Frank's 85th Birthday

Mary 27 New trunks decorated for Georgia's Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

May 9 New exhibition series "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" launches

May 2 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust hosts 2014 Days of Remembrance in State Capitol

April 16 Lesley McClendon named Distinguished Educator of 2014

April 10 Governor Deal signs 2014 Days of Remembrance proclamation

Ap Melanie Nelkin receives 2014 Humanitarian Award from Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

7 March April declared "Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month" in Georgia

22 January Mémorial de la Shoah's travelling exhibit “Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life” comes to Atlanta

January 1 Travelling exhibit “Witness to the Holocaust: WWII Veteran William Alexander Scott III at Buchenwald” begins tour of libraries throughout Georgia


December 10 Georgia's students create a Holocaust Learning Trunk in honor of Canada

Decmeber 9 Learning trunk launched in memory of Holocaust survivors at a Cobb county middle school

December 2 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust Welcomes Sally N. Levine as Executive Director

October 30 "Beyond Rosie: Women in World War II" exhibit on display in Sandy Springs

September 25 “Parallel Journeys: World War II and the Holocaust Through the Eyes of Teens” on display in Sandy Springs

7 July Reach for Excellence Program decorates trunks

June 12 Georgia Educator Meghan McNeeley receives 2013 Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Educator Award

June  6 “Reflections through the Lens and Back” exhibit about Jewish partisan comes to Sandy Springs

May 16 2013 "Witness to the Holocaust" Library Tour launches

April Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and Georgia Public Library Service announces "Witness to the Holocaust" 2013 Library Tour

April 30 Dr. Schoenfeld brings story of survival to Lakeland, Georgia

April 12 Bill Nigut receives Humanitarian Award

April 12 Distinguished Educator of the Year: Rabbi Reuven Travis

April 12 Distinguished Educator of the Year: Meghan McNeeley

April 4-28 "Remembering Ravensbrück: Women and the Holocaust" exhibit comes to Sandy Springs

April Congrats to the 2013 art, writing, and mustic contest winners

March 14 New travelling exhibit "Witness to the Holocaust" launches

February 28 - April 3 Exhibit featuring life of Slovak girl during Holocaust comes to Sandy Springs

February 15 Trunk Presentation in White County and General Weiskircher receives Outstanding Citizen Award


November 29 Mayor Reed launches Holocaust Learning Trunk Project in Atlanta

Sandy Springs' Anne Frank exhibit app launches

October 9 - 20 December 20 Tuskegee Airmen exhibit on display in Sandy Springs

August 19 Family Day at Barnes and Noble: Stories of Growing up in the Holocaust

July Governor Deal visits Anne Frank House in Amsterdam

Summer Bnai Torah Religious School Students Join Statewide Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

June 12 Letters to Anne Frank

May 21 MJCCA Book Festival: Buddy and Gertrude Elias, Anne Frank's Family

May 8 Students make a donation to Anne Frank in the World

April 25 Holocaust survivor Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld speaks at Cobb County Library

April 20 State Official Days of Remembrance Observance

March Congratulations to the 2012 Art, Writing, and Music Contest winners

March 13 April declared "Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month in Georgia"

March 2 New Learning Trunks on Display at Anne Frank in the World Exhibit

March 1 Holocaust survivor visits Anne Frank exhibit and shares story

January 21 Mary Bos visits Anne Frank in the World


December Holocaust Learning Trunk Project on 11 Alive

November 27 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust brings speaker to 4-H National Congress

November Local student portrays Anne Frank

November 8-9 Kristallnacht Commemoration and Tours

November 6 Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide and Genocide Prevention Institute Inaugural Launch

October 27 Holocaust Learning Trunk Project in Barrow County

October 20 Holocaust Learning Trunk Project in Gainesville

September 26-28 Georgia's Holocaust Learning Trunk Project in Statesboro and Vidalia

September 20 Georgia's Holocaust Learning Trunk Project Launches

Congratulations to the 2011 Art, Writing and Music Contest Winners

Georgia Commission on the Holocaust announces the Holocaust Learning Trunk Project


April 16 2010 State of Georgia Official Days of Remembrance Observation


May 5 Commission and Elected Officials Bring Holocaust Message to Savannah Area