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Should there be a Holocaust Museum in NYC?

  1. Yes I believe there should be. (6 votes [75.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 75.00%

  2. No I do not think there should be one. (2 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  3. I do not know. (0 votes [0.00%])

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#1 Thadius

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:50 PM

Personally I believe there should be one. I know that there already is one in Washington D.C. but I don't feel as though one is enough. The more memories we save the longer lasting those memories will be.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 03:33 PM

There sort-of is one, in Battery Park.
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:25 PM

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It's a very nice museum that does not get a lot of traffic. And they have a Kosher restaurant.
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:49 PM

i'm unsure as to the meaning of the question. if a holocaust museum was being proposed and opposed, and the question "should there be a holocaust memorial in nyc" was asked to me, i'd likely say yes (absent specific reasons for opposition). but in the absence of any such proposal, as an absolute, should there be a holocaust memorial in nyc? eh...
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#5 Diogenes The Cynic

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 04:01 AM

There are enough Holocaust memorials as is, I think.
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Posted 13 November 2011 - 11:01 AM

What I found odd about the holocaust museums is that they charge money to enter. And it's usually like $15 or more. Most museums I have been to are either free or just charge a couple bucks. Most of their money comes from donations and philanthropists.

I walked into one in Tampa and thought it was free then the guy stopped me asking for money and I just walked out. Why would I pay to see that? It seems kind of egotistical. "woe is me, behold how much I have suffered. By the way you have to pay to come to my pity party". Who pays for this stuff? And the funny thing I didn't see any Jews attending the museum. It looked like mostly tourist.

Holocaust museums are also pretty much the only negative museums around. I think though a long time ago I was at a regular museum and they had some holocaust section in it as well. I'm surprised there isn't one in New York.

#7 Red Hare

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 04:38 PM

DS saw the DC Holocaust museum as a young teen and liked it very much. Said he enjoyed seeing all the torahs. He didn't come home with a negative feeling at all.
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Posted 13 November 2011 - 10:08 PM

What I found odd about the holocaust museums is that they charge money to enter. And it's usually like $15 or more. Most museums I have been to are either free or just charge a couple bucks. Most of their money comes from donations and philanthropists.

I walked into one in Tampa and thought it was free then the guy stopped me asking for money and I just walked out. Why would I pay to see that? It seems kind of egotistical. "woe is me, behold how much I have suffered. By the way you have to pay to come to my pity party". Who pays for this stuff? And the funny thing I didn't see any Jews attending the museum. It looked like mostly tourist.

Holocaust museums are also pretty much the only negative museums around. I think though a long time ago I was at a regular museum and they had some holocaust section in it as well. I'm surprised there isn't one in New York.


It may have escaped you, but the primary purpose of a Holocaust museum is to educate, not to entertain..

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#9 Pinchas

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 04:02 AM

Meet ?

It's a very nice museum that does not get a lot of traffic. And they have a Kosher restaurant.


It's open on Shabbos.

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#10 Red Hare

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 10:08 AM

It's OK, Pinchas. I wasn't serious about a Meet; I'm not going anyplace that has you around. You're a bigot and very short-sighted.
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Posted 14 November 2011 - 12:29 PM

It's OK, Pinchas. I wasn't serious about a Meet; I'm not going anyplace that has you around. You're a bigot and very short-sighted.

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#12 Pinchas

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 03:09 PM

It's OK, Pinchas. I wasn't serious about a Meet; I'm not going anyplace that has you around. You're a bigot and very short-sighted.


Ouch. I sure hope you don't take everything I say seriously. (Just like you weren't serious about a meet.) Peace.

Really, totally uncalled for.

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#13 Red Hare

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 03:50 PM

Just don't insult Lubavitchers and no one gets hurt.
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#14 Pinchas

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 03:52 PM

I only insult the crazy moshiach ones.

Otherwise some of my best friends are chabadniks.

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#15 Red Hare

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 05:03 PM

I don't care. You're mean. And you don't speak nicely. :(
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#16 Pinchas

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 05:07 PM

Sorry you feel that way.

I do like you and everyohe here.

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