The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

By Brett Kaplan

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Spring 2010

This piece covers The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in the town of Skokie, just outside of Chicago. The building represents a narrative of transformation, redemption and political action. The permanent exhibition of the museum outlines the Nazi genocide from the description of Jewish life in Europe before the war through the creation of the state of Israel.

Topic: Museums and Exhibitions, Memorial, History, Art, Shoah, Holocaust

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Editor: Bunzl, Matti , Havrelock, Rachel

Volume/Issue: Spring 2010

Page Number(s): 26-27

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Illinois , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Kaplan, Brett. The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Spring 2010: 26-27. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5608


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