Jewish Journal

A new Holocaust museum pushes toward the future

by Jonah Lowenfeld

August 31, 2010 | 6:05 pm

Displays of photographs such as these in the new Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will be backlit dramatically and stand as high as 8 feet. Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

When the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust officially opens in its new home in Pan Pacific Park on Oct. 14, it won’t just be... read full article

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