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Our Executive Director, Matt Verdugo, had the privilege of meeting Mr. Simon Gronowski at the Dallas Holocaust Museum on April 19.

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THGC intern Melanie Weinberger is the grandchild of Holocaust survivors. In this post, she explains what that means to her, and how learning of their experiences has shaped her life's path.

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The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission is greatly saddened by news of the passing of Elie Wiesel on July 2, 2016. Please join us in remembering and honoring the life of Elie Wiesel, and the ways he changed our world for the better.

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Dr. Josef Mengele has been dead for decades, but still looms large in the popular imagination as a terrifying if enigmatic figure. This entry aims to help classroom teachers break through his mystique so that students can see more clearly what came under assault in the Holocaust.

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