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(St. Louis, March 8, 2024) – Today, the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum announced the creation of the Museum’s Speakers Bureau – a brand new initiative designed to increase the reach of the Museum’s educational material beyond its walls and make learning about the history and lessons of the Holocaust more accessible to organizations in St. Louis and the surrounding region.  

Said Myron Freedman, the Museum’s Executive Director: “We are proud to introduce the Museum’s Speakers Bureau, an initiative aimed at extending the profound educational experience offered within our walls to organizations throughout our community and beyond. Through our diverse range of presentations, we strive to foster understanding, combat misinformation, and inspire meaningful change. By inviting our speakers into your spaces, you’re not only gaining insights into pivotal historical events but also actively participating in the crucial mission of rejecting hatred and promoting empathy. We look forward to partnering with businesses, nonprofits, and organizations of all kinds to spread awareness and uphold the enduring lessons of the Holocaust.” 

The presentations currently available for booking include:  

  • The Holocaust in the Heartland (Speaker: Helen Turner, Director of Education) 
  • Contextualizing and Confronting Current Antisemitism (Speaker: Helen Turner, Director of Education)  
  • Carl Lutz: The Forgotten Holocaust Rescuer (Speaker: Amy Lutz, Director of Marketing & Communications) 
  • Taming the Digital Wildfire: Media Literacy & Misinformation in the Internet Age (Speaker: Amy Lutz, Director of Marketing & Communications)  

Custom presentations may be requested for an additional fee.  

This Speakers Bureau is a supplement to the Museum’s survivor and descendant speaker program. The Museum frequently schedules survivor and descendant speakers free of charge for school groups – both in the classroom and on-site at the Museum.  

Organizations looking to book a Museum speaker may visit:  

Schools wanting to book a class trip or survivor/descendant speaker may visit:  

The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum is dedicated tousing the history and lessons of the Holocaust to reject hatred, promote understanding, and inspire change. The Museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm. Tickets, memberships, and group tour reservations are currently available. The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum is a proud partner of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. The Federation founded the Museum in 1995 and nurtured and maintained it for 25 years. Learn more at