JCS staff assists Holocaust survivors with an array of services in the Baltimore community. Many services are subsidized by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. JCS also facilitates a social club for Holocaust survivors which meets monthly.
Now located in Special Collections at Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library, videos tapes of Holocaust survivors are available for viewing by the public. Viewer shoould make an appointment.
A program of JCS, this club is a place where victims of Nazi persecution have the opportunity to get together monthly for social gatherings, cultural activities, musical programs, guest speakers and luncheons. Each program is planned by a group of active members. Jewish Community Services is present at each social gathering to answer questions and […]
A voluntary registry of Holocaust survivors & where they were during the war. One can use this resource to locate survivors. Located in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. www.ushmm.org/remember/the-holocaust-survivors-and-victims-resource-center/benjamin-and-vladka-meed-registry-of-holocaust-survivors
GSI is an established global network of second & third generation groups and individuals as well as Survivors of the Shoah and Holocaust institutions and organizations in those areas where no established Holocaust-related group exists. It provides members with a critical link to their second and third generation brothers and sisters around the world.
Service Coordination is a highly personalized process of assessing, arranging, coordinating, advocating and monitoring for the full array of services each client needs to live within the community safely and with economic stability. Service Coordination clients may be adults of any age, with or without disabilities, alone or as a household. Case Managers can see […]
The Center for Jewish Education (CJE) maintains a collection of more than 500 books, curricula, and videos relating to pre-war Europe and the Holocaust. These materials are available to victims of Nazi persecution who make presentations about their experiences. CJE also provides information, resources, referral and professional development support to schools, Jewish community institutions, agencies […]
The Baltimore Jewish Council’s Holocaust Remembrance Commission is dedicated to honoring the memory of the millions who perished during the Nazi era through commemoration and education. Programs and services provided at no charge include: The annual community-wide, Yom Hashoah and Kristallnacht observances A Holocaust survivors’ Speakers Bureau Teacher training workshops for public and private schools […]
The mission of the USC Shoah Foundation is to overcome prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry through the educational use of the foundation’s visual history testimonies. Educational institutions may contact them.
The Holocaust Museum houses 5000 artifacts in permanent exhibit, 20,000 more rotating with a separate exhibit geared to children. The most disturbing materials are behind walls and well marked for those who wish to avoid viewing. There is also a theater showing interviews with witnesses. Entrance to the museum is free, but timed tickets are […]