Film Screening | “The Survivor”

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

After surviving years of being forced to fight fellow inmates in death matches at Auschwitz, Harry Haft attempts to rebuild his life with what fragments are left. Plagued with survivors guilt and PTSD, Harry makes a small living by boxing in New York City following the Holocaust. In an attempt to find a lost lover […]

Zikaron BaSalon

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Zikaron BaSalon, “Remembering in the Living Room” in Hebrew, is an initiative which started in 2011 with the goal to commemorate the Holocaust and its victims on a more personal and individualistic level. Focusing much more on survivors sharing their unique experiences and promoting conversation between survivors and those listening, Zikaron BaSalon distinguishes itself from […]

Yom HaShoah/Walter Kase Free Admission Day

Holocaust Museum Houston

Museum admission fees will be waived on Sunday, May 5, 2024 in honor of Holocaust survivor Walter Kase, z”l and Yom HaShoah. When Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, it soon became clear that Walter’s family’s lives would never be the same again. At the end of 1940, Walter, his parents and his sister, Rysia, […]

Citywide Yom HaShoah Observance

Congregation Beth Yeshurun - 4525 Beechnut St., Houston, TX 77096

Please join us in observance of Yom HaShoah, a day of remembrance for the 6,000,000 Jewish people who lost their lives during the Holocaust. During this annual commemoration, we will mourn the loss of all who perished, honor those who survived and come together as a community to remember and reflect. Coordinated by the Yom […]


Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Join us as Israeli journalist Dvir Bar-Gal shares his decades of research into the story of the Shanghai Ghetto, and how it served not only as a refuge for European Jews, but also became an important center for Jewish culture and history in an uncertain time. In 1930’s Nazi Germany, Jews and other communities targeted […]

Stefi Altman Free Admission Day

Holocaust Museum Houston

Museum admission will be waived on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in honor of Holocaust survivor Stefi Altman, z”l. Stefi Altman was just 13 years old when Germany overran Poland in September 1939. Soon after, Stefi’s two older brothers were arrested and sent to a labor camp, and Nazi soldiers brutuall beat her fater and drove […]

Warren Fellowship Public Lecture | Antisemitism Here and Now – Mark Weitzman

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Mark Weitzman is Chief Operating Officer for the World Jewish Restitution Organization where he plays a leading role in organization’s advocacy and negotiations efforts to recover Jewish properties in Europe in pursuit of a measure of justice for Holocaust survivors, their families, and Jewish communities. Previously he was Director of Government Affairs for the Simon […]

The Burning: The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

On the night of May 31 through to June 1, 1921, following an alleged assault on a white woman, a mob of hundreds of white supremacists descended upon the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Known at that time as Black Wall Street, Greenwood was one of the most prosperous African American neighborhoods in the nation. By […]

Free Admission Juneteenth present by H-E-B

Holocaust Museum Houston

Museum admission will be free in observance of the anniversary of Union General Gordon Granger arriving in Galveston, Texas to inform enslaved African Americans about their emancipation, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation passed.

Introduction to Teaching the Holocaust: Lessons and Resources for Educators

Holocaust Museum Houston Classroom

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a one-day educator workshop on teaching the Holocaust. Educators will learn approaches to teaching the Holocaust using activities and resources designed for the classroom. Educators will be introduced to the Holocaust through tours of HMH’s Galleries and gain instructional strategies and resources to support Holocaust education in their classrooms. Participants […]