Current Events

Special Performance Program: "The Children of Willesden Lane"

Due to recommendations and travel concerns, EPHM has postponed the performance program, "The Children of Willesden Lane" with concert pianist, Mona Golabek. We do plan to reschedule this amazing event as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding, and please contact the Museum with any questions or concerns.

Thursday - April 2, 2020


10:30 am - Student Performance

12:30 pm - Student Performance

Reservations Required: 915-351-0048 /


6:00 pm - Community Performance

Reservations Required: 915-351-0048 /


Woman's Club of El Paso Auditorium

    1400 N. Mesa St. - El Paso, TX 79902

Mona Golabek

El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center and Congregation B'nai Zion proudly present concert pianist, Mona Golabek and the performance program, The Children of Willesden Lane, based on her mother's escape from Nazi-controlled Austria on the Kindertransport. This is the powerful story of Lisa Jura's courage and survival to overcome the devastating separation from her family and her unwavering hope and perseverance to continue her family's musical legacy.
There is no charge to attend the student performance or community performance. Space is limited so reservations are required! To reserve your seat for the Community Performance, click here or call 915-351-0048 or email  Educational materials and class sets of the book, The Children of Willesden Lane, available for educators bringing their students to the Student Performance. For more information & to reserve space for your students: or 915-351-0048

Generously Underwritten by:

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Trip of a Lifetime to Eastern Europe

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Author Talk & Book Signing

EPHM is pleased to partner with Congregation B'Nai Zion, as part of their Book Zone series, to welcome:

Rebecca Erbelding 

for a presentation and signing of her award-winning book, Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe   Rebecca Erbelding is a historian of American responses to the Holocaust and the author of the authoritative history of the War Refugee Board, Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe (Doubleday, 2018), winner of the 2018 National Jewish Book Award for Writing Based on Archival Material (the JDC-Herbert Katzki Award). She is also a historian, archivist, and curator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.   Rescue Board details the work of the War Refugee Board, a US government agency–run by a group of Treasury Department lawyers, most of them in their 30s–which rescued Jews during the Holocaust. They begged, borrowed, bribed, laundered money, falsified documents, opened a refugee camp, and threw the weight of the United States government behind their plans, ultimately saving tens of thousands of lives. Ms. Erbelding's talk will be followed by a book signing and refreshments. Rescue Board is available for sale in EPHM's Bookstore.
  Event Details: When: Thursday - February 13, 2020 - 6:30 PM Where: El Paso Holocaust Museum, 715 N. Oregon  Information: 915-351-0048 (EPHM) or 915-833-2222 (B'nai Zion)     ....Read More

Speak Out: a time and a place for action


making the invisible visible

  EPHM's next installment of its Speak Out series in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau   Thursday - March 26, 2020 5:30 pm - Reception 6:00 pm - Presentation & Panel Discussion   Discussion on the dark history of the Census- its abuse and misuse targeting Jewish populations abroad and Japanese-Americans domestically- but also the significance and impact of the Census today and what it can mean for our community. Panelists: Dr. Sylvia Acosta, YWCA Dr. Selfa Chew, UTEP Jamie Flores, EPHM Moderator: Paulina Lopez, U.S. Census Bureau   El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center 715 N. Oregon   For more information and to RSVP: 915-351-0048 or click here  ....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 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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