The Lillian and Larry Goodman Foundations are dedicated to strengthening Jewish life in Chicago, the United States and Israel, as well as improving the quality of life within the Chicago metropolitan area by supporting secular organizations which address hunger issues and promote the prevention of drug abuse.

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The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

L & L Goodman Theater

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The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s cube shaped Lillian and Larry Goodman Auditorium is a 235-seat multipurpose lecture hall and theater. The Auditorium is used for various programming, including regular lectures given to student groups by Holocaust survivors. Since the Museum’s opening in April 2009, the Goodman Auditorium has been an ideal venue for concerts, movie presentations and a genocide symposium. The Auditorium is also home to the Museum’s Voices of Conscience lecture series featuring international human rights leaders.