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“Whoever Saves a Life … Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust”

April 11, 2011 through May 23, 2011
Cy-Fair College, 9191 Baker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433

“Whoever Saves a Single Life… Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust” showcases some of those rare – but exceedingly important – instances where people fought to safeguard their Jewish fellow citizens during the Holocaust. In a time of overwhelming death and destruction, rescuers did not stand by silently. They chose another way, and their bravery offers us a glimmer of hope. 

A small minority, when confronted with the disappearance of their Jewish neighbors, or upon witnessing the brutal treatment of Jewish children in the streets, chose to help. Despite the risk to their lives and the lives of their loved ones, these precious few acted against the Nazi goal to murder every Jew and saved lives.

The exhibit includes a history of the Holocaust, as well as panels on rescue networks, young rescuers and religious rescuers and sections on Americans in Europe and the diplomatic corps.
 
Viewing hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free.

This exhibit, underwritten by Kempner Capital Management, Inc. and the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, was created by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous and is traveled by Holocaust Museum Houston. For more information, call 713-942-8000 or e-mail
 exhibits@hmh.org.

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Rescuer Wiktoria Skrzypiec (right) and Hanna Sachs, the Jewish girl she rescued. Courtesy of The Jewish Foundation for
Rescuer Wiktoria Skrzypiec (right) and Hanna Sachs, the Jewish girl she rescued. Courtesy of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
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Holocaust Museum Houston
Morgan Family Center
5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004-6804
Phone: 713-942-8000



Holocaust Museum Houston is a member of the Houston Museum District Association and is located in Houston's Museum District.

Holocaust Museum Houston is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums.

Hours and Admission
 
The Museum is open to the public seven days a week.

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.


Effective April 15, 2014, admission rates for Holocaust Museum Houston will change. Please note the new rates:

Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
Students age 6-18 FREE
College-level with valid school ID FREE
Seniors age 65+ $8
Active-Duty Military $8
General Admission $12

Holocaust Museum Houston is free each Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Memorial Day (May 26, 2014), D-Day (June 6, 2014), Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2014) and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2015).

The Laurie and Milton Boniuk Resource Center and Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.

The Museum is closed for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For other holiday hours, visit the "Events" tab on the Museum’s Web site at www.hmh.org.

Tours
 
Docent-led tours can be scheduled for schools and groups of 10 or more. Tours are available in Spanish, English and French. To arrange a docent-led tour, please call Visitor Services at 713-942-8000, ext. 302 or submit the form below.

Guided tours are available for all visitors on Saturday and Sunday. Weekend tours run at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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