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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission

Our Mission

To combat and confront hatred, prejudice, and indifference by educating all Texans about the Holocaust and other genocides in an effort to dismantle antisemitism and prevent such future atrocities

"'The 'real' Jew,' he explained, 'is not real at all.'"

-from "Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood", by Holocaust survivor Nechama Tec
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Definition of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

Confronting Antisemitism in Texas

Antisemitic incidents are on the rise. Learn about how to respond to antisemitism based on the location and circumstances of the threat.

THGAAC: At a Glance

Learn more about the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission’s history, mission, and successes in this one-page overview that can be downloaded and shared.

THGAAC Study on Antisemitism in Texas

The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission (THGAAC) formally submitted the first-ever Study on Antisemitism in Texas, as required under House Bill 3257 from the 87th Legislature.


The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission actively develops, hosts, and promotes programs related to Holocaust, genocide, and antisemitism education. The THGAAC partners with institutions within and outside of Texas to make Holocaust, genocide, and antisemitism education resources available to the public.

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