“One thing they said after talking with him is that they feel like they have a connection with him even though they don’t know him.” ~ The McPherson School, KS


May 23rd, 2016

4th Annual Music Festival -- Great Music! Great Food! Great Fun!

The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center Presents...


Summer Music Festival

Sunday, July 10th
Keneseth Israel (8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park)

We're excited to bring this popular and fun event back to the Greater Philadelphia area! We'll have delicious food to eat, a vendor fair to browse and purchase from, a raffle to take part in, book sales, and of course music and dancing!


  • $10 in advance, and for Museum Members, seniors, and students
  • $15 at the door
  • Children under the age of 12 are free!

Performance Schedule

  • 1PM: Rak-Dan
  • 2PM: Ross Levy
  • 3PM: Bobby Block


Confirmed Vendors

  • And Thou Shalt Read (Jewish Books)
  • Chocolate Bar Suppliers (Kosher Chocolate)
  • My Work In Clay (Ceramics)
  • Garden of Earthly Delights (Comics & Collectibles)
  • From Scratch & My Thyme (Food Catering)
  • Tastefully Simple (Food)
  • Keneseth Israel Gift Shop (Judaica)
  • Holocaust Survivor Book Sales
  • HAMEC Table
  • Jewelry With Me (Custom Wire-Wrapped Jewelry)
  • Gratz College (Higher Education)
  • Blondie's Bling (Jewelry)
  • Volunteers for Israel
  • Keep Breathing Campaign (Art-Based Non-Profit with Fine Art, Jewelry, Prints, & Clothing)
  • Designs by Karen (Clothing & Accessories)

May 14th

Annual USHMM Professional Development Trip, June 2016

  • Are you a teacher looking for ACT48 credits?

  • Are you looking to meet Pennsylvania's legislation that recommends the Holocaust to be taught in public schools?

  • Or are you interested in visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum?

Then join us on Thursday June 23rd, 2016 for a professional development trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Cost is $50 per person ($5 discount for HAMEC members).

Register now to save your seat!
Deadline is Monday, June 20th

  • 7am departure from the Holocaust Awareness Museum, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116
  • 4pm departure from the USHMM, returning to the Holocaust Awareness Museum between 8-9pm
  • Lunch will be provided. Dinner is on your own at the Maryland House rest stop on I-95
  • On bus talks and trip escort by Dave Tuck, Holocaust survivor and Geoff Quinn, Education Director, Holocaust Awareness Museum
  • Reserved admission to the USHMM

Please select your choice of lunch sandwich from the following and include it in your RSVP:

  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Corned Beef
  • Vegetarian

For more information or to RSVP, contact Geoff Quinn at the Holocaust Awareness Museum at 215-464-4701 or geoff@hamec.org

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April 30th

Painting with a Purpose

Painting with a Purpose Fundraiser

Come paint and sip for a good cause by Painting with a Purpose!

HALF the proceeds go to support HAMEC's educational programs

Date: Tuesday, May 24th

Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: Painting with a Twist, 2337 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

Instructor: Rhonda

Cost: $45

Learn More and Reserve Your Seat Today