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Holocaust Museum Borrows Superman’s Architect

Posted on Oct 14, 2010
Belzberg Architects

America’s original Holocaust museum has a new permanent home in Los Angeles that looks like it was beamed into existence from the future. In keeping with the theme, visitors are each assigned a personal iPod Touch to enhance their exploration of the building’s mysterious innards.


The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) was the first Holocaust museum in the country, founded in 1961 by survivors learning English at Hollywood High School. They began assembling a collection of personal photos and items and that collection grew into the country’s first Holocaust museum. Today, the last living founder of LAMOTH celebrates the grand opening of its new home designed by architect Hagy Belzberg.

... Visitors will be issued an iPod Touch at the door, even those on docent-guided tours. According to the Jewish Journal, unlike the Museum of Tolerance, “where every visitor experiences the museum in largely the same sequence, visitors to the new Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will be able to choose their own paths through the exhibits ... nearly every photograph, artifact or replica on display is labeled with a number that must be dialed into the museum’s iPod to access audio explanations of its significance.”

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By omop, October 17, 2010 at 6:54 am Link to this comment

Came across these fotos. Potemtially qualifiable for viewing.


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By Rudolfo, October 17, 2010 at 4:23 am Link to this comment

.....By Night-Gaunt, October 16 at 8:55 pm Link to this comment

.....Rudolfo another Nazi apologist eh? Please the proof is out there and documented not just forensically but eye witness and the SS own kept diaries an other records.

The records provide no evidence at all of the holocaust.

The Auschwitz records were hidden by the Soviets for 50 years and finally made public in 1990.  Auschwitz supplied 70000 workers daily to essential war industries including Krupp, Siemens, and Farben.  It was a labor camp, not a ‘death’ camp.  More Roman Catholics than Jews died at Auschwitz.  You can see a summary of the death records here .....

Sixty million documents captured by the Brits/US are still hidden to all but the ‘authorities’ at Bad Arolsen.  Do you wonder why?  See..

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By NZDoug, October 16, 2010 at 4:06 pm Link to this comment

Maybe they can make a wing for Palestinians.

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By PatrickHenry, October 16, 2010 at 3:59 pm Link to this comment

As long as the state and local land tax is paid I don’t care if its Ripleys museum.

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By Night-Gaunt, October 16, 2010 at 3:55 pm Link to this comment

Approximately six million European Jews (about two-thirds of the Jews in Europe at the time) were systematically murdered by Nazi Germany in WWII. LAMOTH executive director Mark Rothman remarks in the LA Daily News, “This museum gives people the understanding of tragedy, and the power to reinterpret it for good.”

Again the systematic exclusion of the other 5 to 6 million also exterminated by the mostly Christian Germans including Romany (Gypsies), homosexuals, people malformed in many ways, any one not of their “ideal” & “pure” standards of Religion, ideology & personhood averaging about 10% of each society.

Rudolfo another Nazi apologist eh? Please the proof is out there and documented not just forensically but eye witness and the SS own kept diaries an other records. The only hoax is what you and your Brotherhood of the Pure want to foment on the rest of us. This wasn’t the only Holocaust but not the last either.

The Israelis have made it theirs and they shouldn’t have. Their’s isn’t the only to suffer and die at the hands of hate.

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By Mike3, October 16, 2010 at 3:41 am Link to this comment

So is the Holocaust now the personal property of the Jews? They own it, this Greek word and its meaning, and now market it like a product. So is this the ONLY Holocaust that ever happened in man’s long and bloody history and the ONLY Holocaust that will ever happen in the future? It’s a pity the Native American Indians never had such public relations organizations and lobby power, not to mention the money to launch something on this level. It’s also rich that something like this is launched and produced in a country where probably the majority of its people could not pick out Germany from an atlas even with a geography teacher in attendance. Mit der Dummheit kämpfean Götter selbst vergebens. Against stupidity even the gods are helpless, Friedrich Schiller.

But if Israel is so wonderful why are Holocaust survivors leaving Israel to return to Germany where they receive better care and more money? Perhaps the money spend on this magnificent futuristic monument would have been put to better use in helping and caring for the real Holocaust survivors.

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By gerard, October 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm Link to this comment

“In the meantime, in our communities, in our Indian communities, people are living in dire poverty. People that have oil wells pumping in their backyards are not receiving their money. And they don’t have homes. They can’t send their children to school. And it’s a very sad condition. It doesn’t take you very long to drive through an Indian community and see all these wonderful resources, but seeing our communities living in dire poverty. And then, after you find out—and what we found out through this lawsuit is the fact that, well, the government was just using our money to reduce the national debt, because the inept Department of Interior was not sending information to the Treasury so that they could draw the checks to the right people.”—from partial testimony of Eloise Cobell on Amy Goodman’s recent program about Native America tribes trying to get the US government (already ordered to do so by the courts) to pay them amounts of money due for 20 years for oil drilled on private lands.  The record on uS treatment of Native Americans is fully as horrific as the Holocause, and yet nothing is done and nothing is done and nothing is done.  We are blind, deaf and dumb in this country and should demand profound changes in the way WE operate.  Otherwise, evils accumulate unaddressed and the national soul remains vile at the core.

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By bogglesthemind, October 15, 2010 at 9:03 am Link to this comment

Whitey decimated (truly genocide) the native American Indians then
shoved the few that managed escaped that slaughter onto the poorest
land possible.  Now, instead of paying them their due, we honer the
whiners of Israel. Just how just is that?

~Is it not time to rise up against willful stupidity?

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