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Illinois Holocaust Museum Tour

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Cost: $25
Registration is limited to 64 current OLLI members. Lunch included (CLICK HERE to see lunch options). Complimentary bus will be provided from both campuses (see information below for details).

Join OLLI at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for a full-day, docent-guided tour. Our tour will including the Midwest debut of the traveling, special-exhibit, Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who are Changing Our World, and the world premiere of the interactive, holographic Survivor Stories Experience in the Museum’s new Take A Stand Center Theater. In addition, we'll tour the Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition which is a permanent exhibit at the museum. Lunch will be included and complimentary bus service will be provided from both campuses. You will need to register for the bus and select your lunch option by calling Lisa in the OLLI office at 847-492-8204 by Tuesday, April 17. This event is open to current OLLI members only and is limited to 64

Please Note: If you are in a Friday study group and would like to register for this event, you will need to call the OLLI office for assistance at 847-492-8204.


Exhibit Information:

Speak Truth to Power
The Speaking Truth to Power exhibit highlights the experiences of nearly 50 courageous Upstanders, from around the world, who educate visitors about human rights and urge them to take action. The exhibit features stunning black and white portraits by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. The photos were featured in the book Speak Truth to Power, written by Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights. 

Ada & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience

Experience the world premiere of the interactive, holographic Survivors Stories Experience in the  Illinois Holocaust Museum's new Take a Stand Center. In this immersive exhibit, virtually meet one of thirteen survivors, hear their story, and ask the questions that you've not had the opportunity to ask before. The interaction with this ground-breaking, cutting-dege technology will take your breath away. 

Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition
This permanent exhibit is a place where you will "experience pre-war European life, ghettos and concentration camps, liberation and resettlement around the world". With a "special focus on post-war life in Skokie which had the largest per capita population of Holocaust survivors outside of Israel".

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Illinois Holocaust Museum

MultipleInstructor :
1.Susan Kay2.Lisa D'Angelo3.Paul Groundwater 



Please read:  Bus and Lunch information. To reserve a seat on the bus and select your lunch option, email Lisa in the OLLI office at by Tuesday, April 17, 2018.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/27/2018 - 4/27/2018 Weekly - Fri 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM Skokie, Illinois Holocaust Museum  Map Paul Groundwater  ; Lisa D'Angelo  ; Susan Kay