Meet Our Volunteers and Interns: Miranda Harkins

In the next installment in our volunteer and intern interview series, we get to know one of our intern alumni, Miranda Harkins! Miranda was an intern at the Center during the Fall 2019 school semester. Thank you for your hard work, Miranda!! Miranda Harkins When did you start interning for the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh? … Continue reading Meet Our Volunteers and Interns: Miranda Harkins

Meet Our Volunteers and Interns: Lynne Ravas

In our next blog post series, we are very excited to highlight the people whose dedication to our mission makes our work possible: our volunteers and interns! Our first volunteer spotlight is Lynne Ravas! Lynne is a retired teacher who has been an invaluable contributor to the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh over the last few … Continue reading Meet Our Volunteers and Interns: Lynne Ravas

Poetry by Local Survivor Solange Lebovitz, in Honor of National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, as well as Genocide Awareness Month, we would like to drawn attention to our beloved local Holocaust survivor and poet, Solange Lebovitz, whose evocative and passionate writing inspires artful reflection and honors the victims. Solange Lebovitz was born in Paris, France, the youngest of six children. Her parents, Rosa … Continue reading Poetry by Local Survivor Solange Lebovitz, in Honor of National Poetry Month

Making Meaning Through Memory: a Museum’s Role in the Coronavirus Pandemic

This blog was originally posted here: https://www.constellations.pitt.edu/entry/making-meaning-through-memory-museums-role-coronavirus-pandemic By Maja Lynn You might expect a Holocaust center to be a solemn, distressing space. However, while the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh takes its subject matter very seriously, it is quite the opposite.  As an intern, I got a sense that although the space was small and the … Continue reading Making Meaning Through Memory: a Museum’s Role in the Coronavirus Pandemic