“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” Elie Wiesel

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The David and Joan Thaler Holocaust Remembrance Site

The Thaler Holocaust Memorial Fund (THMF) was established in 1995 by Dr. David and Joan Thaler to provide
support for education about the Holocaust to residents and students at the local colleges in Linn County, Iowa.

  • Our Events

    Our Events

    We strive to educate the public with our events programming, guest speakers and arts events…

  • Our Stories

    Our Stories

    A few of the stories of Iowans whose lives were changed forever by the events of the Nazi atrocities…

  • Holocaust History

    Holocaust History

    The effects of Hitler’s attempt to eradicate the Jewish people are still felt today, in our community…

Articles

Holocaust survivors are lending their voices to a campaign targeting Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to take action to remove denial of the Nazi genocide from the social media site By DAVID RISING Associated PressJuly 29, 2020, 6:22 AM6 min …

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The Jewish Journal By Gerri MillerAugust 3, 2020 The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will highlight three Shoah-related movies followed by live Zoom discussions this month in the “Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series: The Holocaust & Italy,” presented in conjunction …

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Diaries and manuscripts turn spotlight on little-known acts of endurance and bravery The Guardian Caroline Davies From quiet acts of bravery, to overt acts of rebellion, Jewish resistance to the Holocaust took many forms, yet research shows they remain largely unacknowledged in …

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Mark Sommer Jul 27, 2020 Updated 16 hrs ago The 35-year-old Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival is the nation’s third longest of its kind. But this is the first year the festival, which was originally scheduled to run from March 20 to …

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click here for video NFL wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized recently after being criticized for making offensive comments about Jewish people. Within days, a similar controversy erupted over entertainer Nick Cannon’s anti-Semitic remarks. Cannon also apologized. Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg, who travels the world …

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