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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION RESOURCES: FOR TEACHERS
Fortunoff Video Archives for Holocaust Testimonies
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust, a resource for teachers, presents three perspectives: "Timeline", "People", and "The Arts". The website also contains guidelines for Holocaust study and an archive of teacher materials and student activities related to the Holocaust.
Yale's Holocaust video, created by the Holocaust Survivors Film Project, Inc. collects videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors, including those in the Emmy award-winning documentary "Forever Yesterday" and "About the Holocaust", a documentary for secondary schools. These testimonial videos are currently housed at Yale University's Sterling Memorial Library.
Holocaust Educational Foundation
The Holocaust Education Foundation is a non-profit organization created to preserve and promote Holocaust awareness by facilitating teaching and scholarship at the college and university level. The Foundation offers programs including research fellowships, summer institutes, seminars, conferences, and visiting lecturer opportunities.
Holocaust Teaching Resource Center
The Holocaust Teaching Resource Center, supported by the Holocaust Education Foundation, offers educators with lesson plans, curricula, teachers' manuals, and activities designed to educate students of all ages (kindergarten through college) about the Holocaust. Full page documents are available for printout and use in classroom settings.
Massuah, the Institute for the Study of the Holocaust Memorial to Members of Zionist Youth Movements in Disaster and Revolt, is a school of Holocaust education in Israel. The Massuah complex contains classrooms, an archive, a library and an educational museum. Massuah offers seminars, teacher training programs, and educational programs.
Midwest Center for Holocaust Education (MCHE)
The Midwest Center for Holocaust Education (MCHE) seeks to educate the public about the Holocaust and to prevent future genocide. MCHE offers community exhibits, lectures and programs, as well as a library and resource center for Holocaust education purposes. There is also access to a speakers' bureau and information on the White Rose Student Essay Contest on the site, as well as links to Holocaust resources and a special link for educators.
Simon Wiesenthal Center
The Simon Wiesenthal Center was established in 1977 to serve as an international Jewish human rights center dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust through education and social action. The Simon Wiesenthal Center's website features digital Holocaust resource archives, information on contemporary human rights issues, and links to the New York Tolerance Center, the Center for Human Dignity in Jerusalem, and other social justice organizations.
South Carolina Educational Television Holocaust Forum
This internet forum was created through a grant from the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust. Its goal is to provide Holocaust-related teaching resources to educators. Curriculum packages and teachers guides are available on the website, including handouts and video resources. The curriculum materials also include a Holocaust timeline and glossary. Finally, a Holocaust Library is available through the Educational Television Holocaust Forum.
Teaching the Holocaust Through Stamps
This website offers an educational lesson plan and resources guide for an interdisciplinary and computerized learning experience. The program utilizes stamps, pictures, texts, and paintings by children in the Holocaust to educate students about the Holocaust.
The Ghetto Fighters' Museum (Israel)
This is the website for The Ghetto Fighters' Museum and the adjoining Yad LaYeled Museum between Akko and Nahariya. The museum, founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivors, houses information about Jews in the 20th century and educates the public about Jewish resistance movements including the organized uprisings of Jews in ghettos and camps, and Jews who fought in partisan units and the armies of the Allied forces. The website offers museum information as well as information about the museum's archives and educational programs.
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous provides financial support to aged and needy non-Jews who rescued Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. The Jewish Foundation also provides educational materials about those non-Jews who aided Jews during the Holocaust and the website contains a bookstore and news updates about these men and women.
The Social Studies School Service Holocaust Studies Webpage
This teacher resource website offers a variety of sample lessons, videos, DVDs, and teaching tools for social studies teachers.
The Sydney Jewish Museum (Australia)
This Sydney Jewish Museum specializes in the Holocaust and Australian Jewish history. The website offers information about the museum and its exhibits, as well as educational programs related to the museum.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offers information about the exhibits in its Washington, D.C. museum as well as exhibits across the United States. The website also contains research tools including a Holocaust Encyclopedia, personal histories of those involved in the Holocaust, and online museum exhibitions.
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center (WSHERC)
WSHERC offers educational materials for teaching about the Holocaust, as well as a lending and research library of books, videos and CDs. WSHERC also organizes public exhibits and programs and publishes a newsletter focusing on Holocaust-related educational issues. WSHERC's Online Teaching & Learning Center allows site visitors to access a variety of Holocaust teaching materials.
Yad Vashem Website
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, was established in 1953 to document the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust period. Located on Har Hazikaron, the Mount of Remembrance, in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem is one of the most expansive and in-depth Holocaust museums in the world. This website links to Yad Vashem materials, including databases and research archives.
Echoes and Reflections: A multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust
Echoes and Reflections is a multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust developed by the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, and Yad Vashem.
Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center
The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center teaches the lessons of the Holocaust to teachers, students, and the Westchester community. The website offers teacher's resources, curriculums and films.