Published on: March 28, 2011Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library, in partnership with The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, will open an exhibition Monday, April 11 that highlights the rescue efforts of non-Jews who worked tirelessly to save Jews during the Holocaust.
This traveling exhibition 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, these rescuers did not stand by silently. They chose another way, and their bravery offers a glimmer of hope for the future.
The exhibition includes a history of the Holocaust, as well as panels on rescue networks, young rescuers and religious rescuers as well as sections on Americans in Europe and the diplomatic corps.
The exhibition is traveled by Holocaust Museum Houston and sponsored locally by Kempner Capital Management, Inc. and the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund.
About The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous provides financial support to some 900 non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust and preserves their legacy through a national education program. The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc. provided generous support of the exhibition’s development and fabrication. For more information about The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, call 212.727.9955, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jfr.org.