The Breman Museum
The Breman Museum, Atlanta – Are you studying Middle Eastern countries or the Holocaust? Or perhaps your homeschoolers would like to peek into the rich history of another culture? Either way, this museum will introduce you to pivotal moments in the history of the Jewish people.
1440 Spring Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309678-222-3700
With its focus on education, Jewish history, culture and arts the Breman Museum features exhibitions, events, programs, tours, museum store and genealogy resources. Its Holocaust exhibition tells the story of this tragic time in Europe through the eyes and experiences of survivors who eventually made their home Atlanta. Additional exhibition space is dedicated to Southern Jewish history, culture and arts.
More than a Holocaust Museum
The Breman Museum examines the Holocaust through the lens of the Four Rs by focusing on the stories of: Jewish Resourcefulness: Despite threats of reprisal and death, Jews opened underground schools, libraries, soup kitchens, and infirmaries. Jewish Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the first urban revolt in occupied Europe. It lasted more than a month, longer than the defense of many European countries, and inspired other Jewish uprisings. Jewish Rescue: Jews knowingly put themselves in danger to support and save other Jews. Poet Hannah Senesh parachuted into occupied Yugoslavia to rescue Hungarian Jews slated for deportation to Auschwitz. Jewish Resilience: Despite losing everything, including their families and all worldly possessions, Holocaust survivors put down roots in new lands, pursued education, mastered professions, opened businesses, and raised familie