Teaching about the Holocaust can be especially challenging for any educator. To help educators navigate this complex subject, The Jewish Educator Portal has created a selection of guides to the world's leading authorities on Holocaust education, as well as some engaging individual resources. Also included is a list of books that explore the broader considerations in Holocaust studies and education.

If you are looking for more specific lessons and activities, click here for our Teaching the Holocaust: Stories Seldom Told collection. 

The image above shows the Hall of Names at Yad V'Shem.

Women's Orchestra at Auschwitz

An archive of musicians and music's role in the Holocaust.

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Auchwitz Gate

This resource serves as a developing list of books on Holocaust Education.

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Ariel Burger on the Task of the Educator During Yom HaShoah and Beyond

Acclaimed writer, educator, rabbi, and scholar Ariel Burger speaks about the task of the educator on Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day—and every day. A devoted protégé and friend of Elie Wiesel, Burger is the author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom.

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Mural of Anne Frank

The official Youtube channel of the Anne Frank House, featuring dozens of insightful and engaging videos.

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US Holocaust Memorial Museum logo

An overview of the resources and learning opportunities of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Facing History and Ourselves logo

An overview of the extensive collection of Holocaust resources available from Facing History and Ourselves.

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Yad V'Shem Logo

An overview of the resources and online professional development opportunities of Yad V'Shem.

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Online Resources for Yom HaShoah

A collection of multimedia items to bring Yom HaShoah into the classroom

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hands lighting yartzeit candles.

Haggadah and resources for meaningful Shoah remembrance

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These resources can add important elements to ceremonies and learning experiences for Yom HaShoah.

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Holocaust memorial in Berlin

Designed for students aged 13-18, this website breaks down the Holocaust with historical context, timelines, and personal stories.

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