Persian Lessons: Byrd Theatre

The Virginia Holocaust Museum has partnered with the Weinstein JCC’s Israeli Film Festival to host a showing of Persian Lessons on Jan. 25, 7...

‘Violins of Hope’ fostered deeper dialogue about tolerance

By Samuel Asher, Jamie Bosket and Marland Buckner During August, September and October, our region hosted the “Violins of Hope Richmond” exhibit for its first...

Virginia Holocaust Museum Mission and Vision

  To preserve and document the Holocaust in exhibits and archival collection. Through the permanent exhibit, educational programming, and outreach the Museum employs the history...

Capital Campaign: VHM finalizing building projects

 247,240 visitors 79,180 students Over the last decade, the Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) has welcomed nearly a quarter of a million visitors, and provided free...

Violins of Hope Richmond told many stories

By Skip Kozakewicz, Reflector Editor Violins of Hope concluded its 12-week stop here on Oct. 24 - helping to tell the stories of defiance, resilience...

UR athletes and coaches learn about the Holocaust

More than 140 University of Richmond athletes, coaches and staff members attended a special program of tours and talk backs at the Virginia Holocaust...

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Virginia Holocaust Museum commemorated Yom HaShoah on Sunday, May 1. In opening remarks, Executive Director Samuel Asher said, “In today’s atmosphere of political, cultural,...

The Last Cyclist at VHM: April 28

On April 28, the Jewish Family Theater’s presentation of The Last Cyclist, will be at the Virginia Holocaust Museum. In cooperation with the Weinstein...

Richmond has a vibrant Jewish Community

By Samuel Asher Richmond is fortunate to have such a vibrant Jewish community. When my beloved wife, Michele, passed away unexpectedly last November, I was overwhelmed...

A Message from Executive Director Samuel Asher

I hope you're having a healthy and safe summer! We have had a busy summer here at VHM with a number of great programs and...