U.S. Genocide Prevention Act Signed into Law

On January 14, 2019, the President signed into law the “Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018.”  The new law: Makes it U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility; requires the Department of State to establish a […]

Podcast: “12 Years That Shook the World”

On December 14, 2018, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum launched a new podcast entitled “12 Years That Shook the World” to explore the continuing impact of the Holocaust one story at a time. The Holocaust occurred from 1933 to 1945 – a period of 12 years. Each episode lasts about 15 minutes and focuses on one […]