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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission

Our Mission

To bring awareness of the Holocaust, genocides, and antisemitism to Texas students, educators, and the general public by ensuring availability of resources and advising on relevant matters

"We have a duty as Texans and as Americans to combat antisemitism whenever and however it arises."

-From Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s remarks prior to signing House Bill 3257 on June 16, 2021
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Definition of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

THGAAC Event Calendar

The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission continuously updates its event calendar with various events related to the Holocaust and genocides put on by the THGAAC and many other organizations based in the US and around the world.

Holocaust Remembrance Week

Senate Bill 1828 charges the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week. Provided is a list of approved resources.

Online Digital Library for Educators

The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission, with help from the University of Texas at El Paso, has put together a unique set of resources for educators' classroom use.

Events

The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission actively develops, hosts, and promotes programs related to Holocaust, genocide, and antisemitism education. The THGAAC partners with institutions within and outside of Texas to make Holocaust, genocide, and antisemitism education resources available to the public.

Full Calendar