Holocaust Memorial Day

Responding to Genocide

Jewish perspectives on the responsibility to protect.

Holocaust Scroll

The Conservative movement's creation of this scroll is the latest attempt in contemporary Judaism to create a liturgy for Yom Hashoah.

Teaching the Holocaust

This history lesson stirs controversy in many educational settings.

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day

This annual day of remembrance of the victims is observed by Jewish communities worldwide.

Discussing the Holocaust with Children

A topic that may seem far from modern children's lives holds valuable social lessons.

Holocaust Observances

Holocaust commemorations have--and should have--some common elements.

Early Proposals for Holocaust Commemoration

Would Yom haShoah be associated with other tragedies, connected to heroism--or stand on its own?

Setting a Date for Yom Hashoah

After much debate, a compromise date--satisfactory to none--is chosen.

The Importance of Remembering

The best way to honor the memory of Holocaust victims is through Jewish continuity.

How the Holocaust Challenged Faith

This singular event presented profound theological challenges--and for some, shattered their belief in God.