Boston is getting a Holocaust museum


April 22, 2022

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The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston.

(JTA) - A new Boston-based foundation dedicated to Holocaust memory plans to build the city's first Holocaust museum.

The Holocaust Legacy Foundation, which couple Jody Kipnis and Todd Ruderman founded after a 2018 March of the Living trip to Auschwitz, announced Thursday that it had purchased a 15,000-square-foot building near Boston Common, on the city's American Independence-themed series of historical markers known as the Freedom Trail. The couple intends to turn it into a museum devoted to the memory of the Holocaust.

The cost was $11.5 million, according to the Associated Press.

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