Holocaust Memorial

Ohio Public Radio

A former public school teacher and principal shared his stories of being a liberator of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, as part of the state's annual commemoration of the Holocaust.

Ground Broken For Statehouse Holocaust Memorial

Nov 7, 2013

The artist who designed the Holocaust Memorial planned for the Statehouse grounds attended Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony, speaking about the importance of the project.

Ohio Won't Have First Statehouse Holocaust Memorial

Aug 7, 2013
Studio Daniel Libeskind

After months of touting that Ohio’s would be the first Statehouse in the country to have a Holocaust memorial --  it turns out it won’t. 

Iowa has already broken ground on a similar memorial, and will dedicate it in October – while construction on Ohio’s memorial hasn’t even started. Joyce Garver Keller is the executive director of Ohio Jewish Communities, which represents Ohio’s eight Jewish federations in Ohio, says she told Governor John Kasich that Ohio’s Statehouse memorial would be the first.  But she says, in the end it really doesn’t matter who's first.

Holocaust Memorial Approval Won't End Controversy

Jul 18, 2013

A Statehouse Board gave final approval for a hotly contested Holocaust Memorial today.

Finan Resigning From Statehouse Board

Jul 18, 2013

The Capitol Square Reivew and Advisory Board plans to decide today whether to accept a design for a Holocaust memorial to be erected on the Statehouse grounds.

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Artist Chosen

May 7, 2013

An artist has been chosen for the planned Holocaust memorial on the Ohio Statehouse grounds.

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board has approved placing