Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Digital Exhibits

For You Were Strangers: Jewish Immigration to Pittsburgh, 1880-1990

This site is a digital version of the exhibit For You Were Strangers: Jewish Immigration to Pittsburgh, 1880-1990. This original exhibit was produced by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and premiered in our gallery space in February 2020. By reproducing it here, we hope to give wider access to this information to the general public.

Please be sure to credit any quotes from this exhibit to the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. Image rights are reserved and may not be reproduced without permission from their owners.

The exhibit was researched, designed, and produced by Jackie Reese, Manager at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. If you have questions about the exhibit, please emailĀ jreese@hcpgh.org. For press inquiries, please contact Dr. Lauren Bairnsfather, Director of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, atĀ lbairnsfather@hcpgh.org

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Jakob’s Torah: An International Journey

This digital exhibit was researched and developed by Holocaust Center interns and staff in order to give broader context to Jakob’s Torah, a very special artifact in our archive that represents the little-known story of Jewish refugees to Shanghai during the Holocaust. Jakob’s Torah will be available to view in-person in our exhibit space at Chatham University’s Jennie King Mellon Library starting late Summer 2022. For updates on that exhibit, please visit this link on our website.

For press inquiries, please contact Dr. Lauren Bairnsfather, Director of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, at lbairnsfather@hcpgh.org

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