Desider Davidowitz arriving at Auschwitz-Birkenau, June 6, 1944.

For Students

Visiting The Breman

View hours, admission and get directions on the Visitor Information page.

Find answers to other questions your may have on the Visitor FAQ page.

Review the Museum Policies for Students page.

The museum is closed Saturdays, and most Jewish and Federal holidays. Be aware that Jewish holidays begin on the evening before, so the museum usually closes early on those days. Please check the museum calendar!

For more information, please contact Dr. Liliane Kshensky Baxter, Director of the Weinberg Center, at 404-870-1872 or by e-mail at lbaxter@thebreman.org.

 

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Polusia Rusinek, Sosnowiec, Poland.

Polusia Rusinek, Sosnowiec, Poland.

To hear a witness is to become a witness oneself. —Elie Wiesel

Resources at The Breman

The Breman offers many opportunites for extending your study of the Holocaust or the Jewish experience in the South.

The Breman library houses a wide variety of secondary resources that support the archives and the museum's galleries. The library does not lend out reference materials, but is open to researchers during regular museum hours. If you would like more specific information about the library's holdings, please contact librarian Maureen MacLaughlin at 678-222-3752 or by
e-mail.

The Cuba Archives and Genealogical Center Contains:

  • Original source documents for research
  • Personal and family papers and organizational records
  • A library of secondary source materials, including Atlanta city directories from 1876
  • Journals, and community and synagogue publications

To schedule an appointment to use primary resources from the Cuba Archives, contact Archivist Sandy Berman by phone at (404) 870-1862, or by e-mail.

Learn more about the Cuba Archives and Genealogical Center.

Prepare for your visit to the museum's gallery Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years, 1933–1945 by looking over the Holocaust Gallery Guide.

The Breman's Cuba Archives holds the Southern Israelite, the precursor of the Atlanta Jewish Times on microfiche and in bound volumes. A searchable index of the Southern Israelite is available online.

The Breman's Museum Shop offers a number of books written by Holocaust Survivors in Atlanta and books about the Jewish South, including books intended for teenagers and younger readers.

 

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Conducting research in The Breman library.

Conducting research in The Breman library.

 

What Can I Do?

Learn more about genocide and take action.

Be the Change, from Facing History and Ourselves, an organization that helps classrooms and communities worldwide link the past to moral choices today.

STAND, a student-led movement to end genocide.

Southern Poverty Law Center asks you to Stand Strong Against Hate

The Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation creates the opportunity for young people to understand the world and translate that understanding into positive action. This public non-profit foundation promotes education which teaches tolerance and respect for others, and encourages community service. Take action by participating in a Hunger Service Learningn Program.

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Internships at The Breman

The Breman offers unpaid internships to high school, undergraduate and graduate students in archiving, museum education, Jewish studies, Holocaust studies, etc.

For information, contact Aaron Berger, Director, at 404-870-1861 or by e-mail.

 

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