El Paso Holocaust Museum proudly welcomes Dr. Yoshiji Hirose- leading expert on Chiune Sugihara- who will present on the Japanese diplomat who, while serving as Vice-Consul for the Empire of Japan in Lithuania during World War II, issued several thousand transit visas for entry into Japan to Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution. Sugihara is recognized as one of the Righteous among the Nations by Yad Vashem for his heroic rescue efforts.
Presentation: Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00 am
There is no charge for this event. Please RSVP - 915.351.0048
Chiune Sugihara: The Japanese Schindler with Dr. Yoshiji Hirose
Chiune Sugihara: The Japanese Schindler - special presentation by Japanese scholar Dr. Yoshiji Hirose
March 23, 2014
Art of Self-Expression: Art and Writing Workshop with Monica Gomez
March 8, 2014
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center is proud to host The Art of Self-Expression by Monica Gomez, writer and teaching artist, Saturday March 8, 2014- 2:00pm-4:00pm. Monica Gomez, author of EXPRESSERCIZE: Write Answers, will conduct this hands-on workshop in which participants will explore and better understand 1) the creative process; 2) creative writing as a tool for personal development; 3) qigong- energy work- for controlling anxiety; and 4) techniques for sharing/promoting their artistic creations.
2014 Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month Video Contest
February 18, 2014
Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Video Contest fro students grades 6-12. Create an original 1 - 2 1/2 minute video themed "I Was a Bystander" for Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month commemorated in April. All submissions are due March 14, 2014 to Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.
Art and Writing contest
October 17, 2013
EPHM is proud to announce the winners of the student Art and Writing Contest for the traveling exhibit, "The Wartime Escape."
New Web Addition!
October 10, 2013
As part of the El Paso Holocaust Museum's Web site, the El Paso Holocaust Survivors Web Page has just been launched, featuring the testimonies of 18 local survivors, all of them telling an incredible story of survival and vital components of Holocaust history.
Rent the Museum
April 1, 2013
The El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center is available to businesses, civic and nonprofit organizations that are interested in using the Museum for an upcoming event.
New Book about Museum Now Available
April 1, 2013
The story of the El Paso Holocaust Museum is beautifully captured in a new, full-color book by Mimi R. Gladstein and Sylvia D. Cohen titled "El Paso -- The Wild West Welcomes Holocaust Survivors," available now in the Museum's Bookstore for $15. All of the proceeds from the book benefit the Museum.