Additional Resources

Yad Vashem

The Jewish people's memorial to the murdered Six Million and symbolizes the ongoing confrontation engendered by the Holocaust. Containing the world's largest repository of information on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is a leader in Holocaust education, commemoration, research, and documentation. Yad Vashem launched a comprehensive new website in Spanish, containing extensive resources on the Holocaust, as well as a multimedia exhibit of The Auschwitz Album and material on non-Jewish rescuers, also known as Righteous Among the Nations, and a variety of educational materials in Spanish including lesson plans, ideas for working with testimonies, and two online courses: "Ghettos" and "The Final Solution."

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The USHMM is one of the largest repositories of Holocaust information and materials in the world. The museum website contains links to Holocaust history, photo archives, educational activities, teacher guides, video archives, survivor testimony, educational scholarships, music, art, current events, Righteous Among Nations, and more.

Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum of Tolerance

Features an extensive Multimedia Learning Center with thousands of text files and photographs, as well as a Teacher Resources page with curricular resources, bibliographies, a timeline, glossary, and list of 36 questions about the Holocaust.

University of South Florida, A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

Produced by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology, this comprehensive 'Guide' for teaching the Holocaust contains a vast amount of information, including annotated bibliographies, primary source documents, maps, student activities, interactive quizzes, historical timelines, lesson plans, and more.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota is a resource for information and teaching about the Holocaust and contemporary aspects of genocide as defined by the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide (1948) as well as varying definitions by university scholars and researchers.

Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History in New York City is one of the great public Jewish historical and cultural institutions in the world, and its mission is clear: "To foster the creation and dissemination of Jewish knowledge and to make the historical and cultural record of the Jewish people readily accessible to scholars, students and the broad public." CJH hosts Holocaust Resources: An Annotated bibliography of archival holdings at the Center for Jewish History at:


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