New Location

AHEC staff is currently working from our new location on Highland Avenue, with teacher and community programs being hosted on-site. We are currently taking limited group tours and will be open by appointment to the general public soon. For more information, contact us at or 205.795.4176.

We Are Guardians of

Never Forget
Fostering Holocaust Rememberance

We Are Educators, Storytellers, and Preservationists

We exist to safeguard the memories of Alabama’s Holocaust survivors and preserve their legacy for future generations.

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Experience our engaging educational programs designed to emphasize the lessons of the Holocaust.

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Never Forget

Open your heart and mind to the testimonies of Holocaust survivors who made Alabama their home.

Martin Aaron

Martin was born in the Czechoslovakian village of Tereshva in 1927, but home was across the Tisa River in Sapinta, Romania, a town with about 100 Jewish families.

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Frances Rosenblum Hirshfeld

Biography is currently unavailable.

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Jack Bass

Born in 1923, Jack was subjected to antisemitic name-calling in school even before Hitler came to power.

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