The holocaust is a terrible tragedy. Nazi ideology was one that doomed millions of people to a horrible death merely because they fit into certain categories such as being Jewish or being gay. During this time frame in history, many people including young children were also held in camps and forced to to slave labor for many years. Helping people learn about this tragedy and perhaps create a world in which it can never, ever happen has been the work of businessman Bruce Levenson has a personal connection with this issue as it has personally affected his family.
The Creation Of A Museum
Perhaps the most important way in which Levenson has been able to contribute to ongoing efforts to help educate people about this issue has been the creation of a holocaust museum. Washington, D.C. is where Levenson grew up. It is also where he has has chosen to make his home today. It is no surprise to those who know him to find out that he has been heavily involved in the creation of a United States Holocaust museum that is dedicated o educating people about this event in history. As a founding donor of this museum, he has been instrumental in offering people who live in the area the chance to learn about it.
According to Time Magazine, he has also been instrumental in creating programs for visitors to this country and city to learn about it. The museum is located on the mall, a historic area that is home to many important museums in the country. This museum has received thousands of visitors each week since it was opened. Levenson knows that he can continue to offer the kind of education that is necessary to make sure that that people will not forget about this terrible worldwide tragedy.