News and Events

Special Evening with Father Patrick Desbois

May 17... EPHM welcomes Father Patrick Desbois
El Paso Holocaust Museum is honored to welcome Father Patrick Desbois for a special presentation on Sunday, May 17. The event will take place at 6:00 pm at the El Paso Women's Club, 1400 N. Mesa, followed by a private reception with Father Desbois at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the speaking event are $25.00. There is no admission cost for students and teachers. Tickets for the private reception with Father Desbois are $125.00. Private reception includes a book signing and private tour of the exhibit, Holocaust by Bullets, with Father Desbois. Contact EPHM for more information.

EPHM Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Holocaust Days of Remembrance Commemoration April 19
El Paso Holocaust Museum commemorates Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Days of Remembrance, April 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm. The ceremony will take place at Temple Mount Sinai, 4408 N. Stanton.

EPHM Book Club Discussion

May 6... Discussion of The Holocaust by Bullets
El Paso Holocaust Museum's Book Club will be discussing the acclaimed book, The Holocaust by Bullets, May 6, 2015. The Holocaust by Bullets, winner of the Jewish Book Award, was written by Father Patrick Desbois- a Catholic priest, and founder and president of Yahad-in Unum, an investigative team that seeks to uncover a once silenced chapter in Holocaust history through eye-witness interviews.

New Exhibit: The Holocaust by Bullets

The Holocaust by Bullets exhibit opening March 26
El Paso Holocaust Museum is proud to host the traveling exhibit, The Holocaust by Bullets: Yahad-in Unum- Ten Years of Investigations. The public opening for the exhibit is March 26 at 6:00 pm. The exhibit will run through May 31.

Beyond the Basics Lecture Series

 The Others:
El Paso Holocaust Museum presents "Beyond the Basics: Spring Lecture Series" on "The Others: Collaborators, Perpetrators, Bystanders and Rescuers of the Holocaust," February - April, 2015.

2015 Annual Members' Meeting

2014 Tour de Tolerance

Registration is now open for 2014 Tour de Tolerance
2014 Tour de Tolerance
Sunday - August 24, 2014
New Date - New Location - Same Great Event!

EPHM Founder Henry Kellen, 1915-2014

EPHM Founder Henry Kellen passed away July 3, 2014
It is with a very heavy heart that El Paso Holocaust Museum announces that beloved EPHM Founder Henry Kellen passed away this morning. He was 98 years old. Mr. Kellen died in his sleep surrounded by loved ones. He will be extremely missed by his friends, family and the El Paso community.
Services will be tomorrow- Friday, July 4- at 11:00 am at Congregation B'Nai Zion, 805 Cherry Hill Lane.
El Paso Holocaust Museum will also be having a memorial and tribute to Mr. Kellen on Saturday, July 5 - 2:00-4:00 pm.


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New Web Addition!

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.

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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

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.