Open Wed-Sun, 10 AM - 5 PM

Zev & Shifra Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition

Zev and Shifra Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition
Ongoing Exhibit

The Zev and Shifra Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition explores pre-war European life, the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust, and the post-war experiences of Survivors as they resettled in Skokie, Illinois. More than 500 artifacts, documents, photographs, and a German rail car of the type used in Nazi deportations are on display. Survivor stories woven throughout the exhibition make the experience both powerful and personal. The exhibition concludes with a summary film that connects the lessons of the Holocaust with other genocides around the world.

The average visit time is approximately two to three hours. This exhibition is recommended for ages 12 and older.

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Photo credits: Scott Edwards; Kathleen Hinkel


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