More than 1.1 million people were murdered behind the barbed-wire fences of Auschwitz between May 1940 and January 1945. How could this happen?
Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust ever presented in North America. It is now on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Lower Manhattan for a limited engagement.
The exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world. Many of these artifacts are on view for the first time in the United States.
For more information, visit Auschwitz.nyc
*Exhibition on display until 30 August, 2020.