The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the Holocaust, engaging lesson plans and information to help students take steps to move forward without forgetting the past. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Established in , as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of inter-generational and international encounter. Use it as a quick activity or as a warm up for deeper conversation. Use this timeline filled with images and videos from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to help students gain context and perspective on the events that took place starting from just prior to to events that took place after
Remembrance Day to Independence Day: From Holocaust to rebirth
Message and Special Prayer For Holocaust Day - Israel National News
Most of the victims left were from other countries. Hitler also used the Jews as an excuse for all the problems that Germany was facing. In , the Jewish population of Europe was estimated at over nine million. The senseless killing of millions of innocent people for no reason other than their religion can never be forgotten. In addition, we must learn from the mistakes that led to the events of those years that will forever scar the history books. Why are we here?
LGBT Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on 27 January that commemorates the victims of the Holocaust , the genocide of European Jews by Nazi Germany between and The day remembers the killing of 6 million Jews and 11 million others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. Many countries have instituted their own Holocaust Memorial Days.
Limiting observance to expressions of grief and mourning, failing to take account of the valor that defeated Hitler, is untrue to the full meaning of the day. Michael W. Increasingly, as this day approaches each year, my thoughts have turned to the biblical prophet Nahum.