Teachers, students, and others may apply for scholarship funding for our 2014 trip to Auschwitz, led by survivor Eva Kor. Please see terms of eligibility and more information in the application form, available by clicking the "Download document" link about 3 lines below this paragraph. Applications are due by December 31, 2013!
Just Released: Auschwitz 2014 Trip Info
We are now taking deposits for the 2014 trip to Auschwitz led by Eva Kor, a survivor of the medical experiments performed on twins. We are also excited to announce a new option for this year's trip - a tour of Eva's home village in Transylvania, Romania, led by Eva herself. This trip is sure to offer a one-of-a-kind immersion experience. We hope you will join us to become a witness to history and help us make the world a brighter place.
To join our info distribution list about the trip, send an email to Nicole Sconce, Operations Director - nicole(at)candlesholocaustmuseum.org, or call 812-234-7881. If you are ready to reserve one of the limited spots on this year's trip, contact Nicole! Download the packet of preliminary information, including dates, options, and prices by clicking the link at the bottom of this post. (It's the one that says "Download Document" about 3 lines below this paragraph.)
Note to Visitors
Eva Kor usually speaks at the museum on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 pm unless she is out of town. If you would like to make sure she will be there, please call ahead: 812-234-7881.
The museum will be closed on the following days:
In all other cases, we will be open regular hours, Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm, and Saturday 1-4 pm. We WILL be open on December 31.
Book Your Field Trip Now - or Skype with Eva!
We love it when schools schedule field trips to the museum. Fall and Spring dates fill up fast, so we advise you to book your field trip ASAP once school starts.
With budget cuts and rising fuel prices, we know field trips can be challenging. Have you heard about our Walter and Louise Sommers Education Fund? We provide assistance for admissions and transportation costs for cash-strapped classes.
You class can also Skype with Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor! We offer a special price for a classroom set of Eva's book, Surviving the Angel of Death: A Mengele Twin in Auschwitz, along with a one-hour presentation and Q&A with Eva herself!
To book a field trip or for more information on the Sommers Education Fund and Skyping with Eva, email or call Nicole Sconce, our Operations Director: nicole(at)candlesholocaustmuseum.org, 812-234-7881.
Catch Eva Kor On the Road
Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor will be speaking in the following cities:
September 11, 2013 - Jasper High School, Jasper, Indiana
September 20, 2013 - University of West Georgia, Carrolton, Georgia. Open to the public - To reserve your "free" ticket please call the Townsend Center at 678-839-4722 M-F from 10-4 starting Monday September 16.
October 10, 2013 - Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 21, 2013 - Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 22, 2013 - Indiana University School of Medicine, Evansville, Indiana
November 5, 2013 - Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana
November 13, 2013 - Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC
November 19, 2013 - Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois
March 2014 - Charlotte, North Carolina
Check our website regularly for updates or follow Eva on Twitter @EvaMozesKor. Eva usually speaks on Saturdays at the museum (unless she is out of town) starting at 1 pm. If you are coming from out of town and want to make sure she will be here, please call ahead - 812-234-7881 or email nicole(at)candlesholocaustmuseum.org. Want to bring Eva to your city? Email her - email@example.com.
Auschwitz survivor and Mengele Twin Eva Mozes Kor can be contacted for interview requests by calling the museum at 812-234-7881 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
STUDENTS: Eva receives many requests for interviews. Before attempting to contact her, please read about her on our website or in the books Echoes from Auschwitz and Surviving the Angel of Death, or watch the DVD Forgiving Dr. Mengele. Many basic questions can be answered through these materials, which will help save Eva's time and energy.
Get up-to-the-minute news about Eva by following her on Twitter @evamozeskor. You may also want to follow CANDLES @candlesmuseum and Executive Director Kiel Majewski @kielmajewski.
the gift of
This year is very special to CANDLES because it marks the 18th anniversary of the museum's first opening in 1995. In Jewish tradition the number 18 is associated with life and luck. Celebrate this anniversary by becoming a member for $18, and your support will breathe new life into our organization.
Mengele Twins Initiative
CANDLES is beginning a new program to find information about the Mengele Twins.
Please click here to learn more about the CANDLES Mengele Twins Initiative.