Current Events

Film Screening: "A Bag of Marbles"

EPHM is pleased to partner with the Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso as part of their Jewish Film Festival to present the screening of "A Bag of Marbles"   Sunday - January 12, 2020 2:00 PM Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 250 E. Montecillo Blvd. - El Paso, TX 79912   A Bag of Marbles (French with English subtitles) Left to fend for themselves in Nazi-occupied France, two Jewish brothers must rely on their courage and cunning to escape Nazi barbarism and avoid capture, in this lavish, family-friendly adventure. In 1941 Paris, with the merciless persecution of Jews underway, young Joseph and Maurice are forced to flee their home and make their way south to the demilitarized zone, their best hope of survival. Aided only by their own ingenuity and the occasional kindness of others, the boys set off on a dangerous mission, overcoming extraordinary odds in hopes of one day reuniting with their family. Click below to purchase tickets online or contact the Jewish Federation: 915-842-9554

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XOXO: Love & Forgiveness

EPHM is pleased to present this special exhibit for all ages on Love & Forgiveness. All are invited to join this meaningful and important conversation through a hands-on, interactive exploration of emotions, thoughts, actions, and reactions. Created in 2014 by the Pittsburgh Children's Museum, XOXO has traveled all over the country and continues to spread the exploration of love and forgiveness. In a world full of negativity, anger, and hate, XOXO emphasizes kindness, empathy, standing up for yourself and others.   Open House for XOXO: Sunday - November 10, 2019 1:00 - 5:00 PM   XOXO will be exhibited at EPHM: November 10 - December 31   Thank you to our generous underwriters and supporters: ....Read More

Annual Members Meeting & Cocktail Party

Thursday - January 30, 2020

5:30 pm - Reception
6:00 pm - Remarks & Presentations
  This special evening will begin with a reception of wine and hors-d'oeuvres, followed by a champagne toast to a successful 2019 and look forward to an exciting 2020. The 2020 Board of Directors will also be voted in. The presentations will include awarding the 2020 EPHM Student Academic Scholarship. And to cap off the evening, the winner of the 5th Annual Henry Kellen Founder's Award will be announced and presented with this award for service and dedication to EPHM. Please RSVP: 915.351.0048 or jamie@elpasoholocaustmuseum.org  ....Read More

Call for Nominations: 5th Annual Henry Kellen Founder's Award

5th Annual Henry Kellen Founder’s Award - Now Accepting Nominations!

Purpose: The Henry Kellen Founder’s Award was established in 2015 to honor an outstanding volunteer or supporter of El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center. The award, which can be given to an individual, family, or group, was designed to recognize the efforts and enthusiasm of those who personify the vision, tenacity, and passion of our founder and his commitment to the Museum and its mission of combating prejudice and bigotry.

Eligibility Criteria: Those eligible for this award should have made a substantial contribution to the success of El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center during the last year. Award selections are based on, but not limited to, the nominee’s volunteer efforts, commitment of time, programmatic accomplishments, financial impact, and overall support of EPHM’s Mission.

Selection Process: Nominations are accepted from any El Paso Holocaust Museum Member in good standing. All nominations will be presented to EPHM’s Executive Committee who will select the top three to four nominations to present to EPHM’s full board of directors. Those outstanding nominations will be reviewed and voted on by EPHM’s full board of directors.

To nominate an individual or group: Nominations should include the nominee's name, your name, and a short explanation of why you think the individual(s) should be recognized.  All nominations can be returned via email at jamie@elpasoholocaustmuseum.org or via regular mail to El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center 715 N. Oregon, El Paso, TX 79902

For a nomination form, click here [download id="19636"]

Presentation of the Henry Kellen Founder’s Award will be at EPHM’s January Membership Meeting. 

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