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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission

Our Mission

To combat and confront hatred, prejudice, and indifference by educating all Texans about the Holocaust and other genocides in an effort to dismantle antisemitism and prevent such future atrocities

"...and I see the brutality and the animus in the eyes of the people doing those crimes, I say, those people should answer for those crimes.”

-From USHMM video testimony of Ambassador Stephen Rapp, who served as a prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) from 2001-2007
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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 Study on Antisemitism in Texas

The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission (THGAAC) formally submitted the first-ever Study on Antisemitism in Texas, as required under House Bill 3257 from the 87th Legislature.

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.

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