Indiana's Only Holocaust Museum

In 1995, Eva Mozes Kor opened CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, with a mission to prevent prejudice and hatred through education about the Holocaust. Thousands of people, including many school groups, have visited CANDLES since it opened. In 2003, the museum was destroyed by a hate-filled arsonist. Eva vowed to rebuild, and with the help of a generous public outpouring of support, the museum was rebuilt and reopened in 2005.

The CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center board of directors announces Kiel Majewski's resignation as Executive Director. Since 2007, Kiel has played an invaluable role in the growth and development of CANDLES from a small museum into an organization that is inspiring hope and healing around the world. We thank Kiel for his 10 years of dedicated service, and we wish him the best of luck in his new endeavors. If you have any questions, please direct them to Dorothy Chambers, Interim Executive Director at +1.812.234.7881 or

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