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The International School for Holocaust Studies

Educational Resources

This section contains searchable databases and collections, selected and sorted for the educator. These include photographs, documents, testimony, lexicon entries, and more, arranged by topic and/or keyword.

Holocaust Resource Center

Holocaust Resource Center

Database of educational materials, arranged and fully searchable by keyword or topic. Includes photographs, documents, lexicon entries, diaries and letters, timeline of events, FAQ and more.
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January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 has been designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. This site has been developed in order to assist educators prepare ceremonies and lesson plans for middle school and high school students. Read more


Interactive Map: Main Camps and Killing Sites

Interactive Map: Main Camps and Killing Sites

Interactive map of the main Nazi camps and killing sites, including information on the sites, an overview article on the “Final Solution” and a collection of related items for further research. Read more




The Survivors of the Holocaust

The Survivors of the Holocaust - An Overview

Overview article on the subject of survivors in the immediate postwar period, covering the DP camps in Europe, the "Escape Movement" (Bericha), and the illegal immigration to pre-state Israel. Read more