|March 18, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] — The Florida Holocaust Museum issued the following statement today. |
To the people of New Zealand:
As Elie Wiesel wrote: Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment- become the center of the universe.
From far across the oceans, we at The Florida Holocaust Museum condemn hatred. We condemn violence. We condemn fear being generated. We condemn the hateful, hurtful, dangerous actions of white supremacy.
We offer resolve and hope for a brighter future, where people can coexist across religious difference, across color lines, across beliefs. We offer compassion. We offer solidarity. With the memory of the Holocaust and genocide, with a passion for the betterment of human rights, we say to you, there will be a new day. You are the center of our universe.
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About The Florida Holocaust Museum
One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The FHM honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org.