The Ghetto Fighters’ House: Holocaust Remembrance in Israel

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day we invite you to virtually tour a unique Holocaust educational resource in Northern Israel.

During this webinar we will be introduced to The Ghetto Fighters’ House (Beit Lohamei Haghetaot), which is not only the first Holocaust museum in the world but also the first of its kind to be founded by Holocaust survivors. The museum provides its visitors, both from Israel and abroad, a unique experience, going beyond the grief and horror to make evident Antek Zukerman’s declaration in the first National Gathering for Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day that took place on the Ghetto Fighters’ Kibbutz:  “We came here to build homes filled with life.” 

In 1995, the Yad LaYeled Children’s Memorial Museum was established at the Ghetto Fighters’ House to commemorate the memory of the Jewish children who perished during the Holocaust.

Our guide, the museum’s Director of Pedagogy, Yaron Tzur will give a virtual tour of the Hall of Camps and present one of the installations in the exhibition “Facing the Glass Booth”, which holds the booth that shielded Nazi War criminal Adolf Eichmann during his trial in Israel in 1961-1962.