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A Timeline of the Holocaust

From Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremberg trials, key events of the Shoah.

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The Sephardic Experience During the Holocaust

The Nazis wiped out several major Sephardic population centers and caused the almost complete demise of Ladino culture.

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Nazi Germany 1933-1939: Early Stages of Persecution

How Hitler laid the groundwork for genocide.

Reflections on Remembrance: Memorial Day and More

Memorial Day is approaching, and while I’m usually swept up in the parades, beach trips and community cookouts, this year ...

Holocaust Remembrance: Particular or Universal?

This evening begins Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day set aside to remember the experience of the ...

LGBT Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day

When the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died in 2012, it was a poignant reminder that both ...

Holocaust Survivors

As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.

7 Holocaust Films You Should See

These under-the-radar movies about the Shoah are affecting, powerful and nuanced.

10 Holocaust Books You Should Read

Though not as well known as Anne Frank's diary or Elie Wiesel's works, these texts will increase your understanding of the Shoah.

Who Was Anne Frank?

The story of the young diarist who became a symbol of the Holocaust.

Auschwitz-Birkenau

The largest Nazi extermination camp.

Jewish Refugees During and After the Holocaust

Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.

Nazi Propaganda in the Holocaust

How the Third Reich spread racism, anti-Semitism and anti-Bolshevism.

What Were the Nuremberg Laws?

Passed in September 1935, they provided the legal framework for the systematic persecution of Jews in Germany.

America and the Holocaust

Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?