By Natalie Singer-Velush | ParentMap Managing Editor | Oct. 21, 2015
This new museum, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, is a story-driven outing honoring human rights and local survivors.
At first I was a little unsure about the decision to take my daughters, 8 and 10, to a Holocaust museum on a Sunday morning. To begin with — the difficult subject. Add in their relatively young ages and the fact that they had just come off another busy week and a Saturday chock-full with soccer, ballet and more soccer, and well … let’s just say it could have gone in any direction.
I’m so glad we went.
Mine were the first children to visit on the opening weekend of the Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity, but the center — the Northwest’s first Holocaust museum — was ready for them. Read More