RECOMMENDED WEBSITES FOR HOLOCAUST EDUCATION

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
The first site to visit for Holocaust history, photographic archives, online exhibitions, and educational resources including Survivor Testimonies, the Holocaust Encyclopedia, and Resources for Educators, which includes the museum's 138-page downloadable teacher's guide.


Facing History and Ourselves
Highly valuable program that leads students and teachers in studying the historical development of the Holocaust and other examples of collective violence – with the goal that they may learn to combat indifference with civic participation.


Teaching Tolerance
Extensive offering of worthwhile materials (free) for teachers from the Southern Poverty Law Center.


Echoes and Reflections
Teachers' resource guide with primary sources, lessons, and other materials ($95); guide usually provided free at training workshops, which may be arranged through the organization.


Centropa
Vast resources for teaching the Holocaust experiences and 20th-c. life of Jews in central and eastern Europe, the Balkans, Greece, and Turkey; including 700 translated interviews, 22,000 family photographs, over 50 short videos, and student-made films.


New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
Rich source of teaching resources on the Holocaust, including classroom materials, curriculum guides, PowerPoint presentations, and more.


A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
Wide-ranging resources for Holocaust education from the Florida Dept. of Education.


Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, Appalachian State University
Founded in 2002, the Center offers a minor in Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies (which in 2017 will include a spring-break research excursion to Germany and Poland), and sponsors public programs including the annual Holocaust summer symposium (see below).


Martin and Doris Rosen Annual Summer Symposium, Appalachian State University
Free and open five-day symposium for teachers and the public offered each July.


Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies, University of North Carolina--Charlotte
Founded in 2011, the Center offfers public programs, supports faculty research, and offers a minor in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies.


Choosing to Remember: From the Shoah to the Mountains
Digital exhibit on the experiences of Western North Carolina residents who are personally connected to the Holocaust. From The Center for Diversity Education , Asheville, NC.


Deadly Medicine: Eugenics in the Nazi Holocaust and in North Carolina
Teaching resources created by Karen Klaich, a North Carolina Holocaust educator, on the eugenics programs in the Nazi regime (1933-1945) and in North Carolina (1929-1977).


Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina
A project of the Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina.


Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, Queens University, Charlotte
Created in 2016 to provide online and physical resources for Charlotte-area teachers, students, and the public in four areas: Holocaust and human rights education, social justice and advocacy, Jewish life and multicultural connections, and Jewish studies.


The Butterfly Project of the Levine Jewish Community Center, Charlotte, NC
Project offers workshops for grades 5-12 in which students hear a Holocaust survivor and create ceramic butterflies to memorialize the children who perished in the Holocaust.


The Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center, Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
Teachers' resource center for Jewish schools in the region, offering an extensive collection of books, DVDs, CDs, videos, audiotapes, posters, games, and curriculum materials.


The Levy-Loewenstein Holocaust Collection, Greensboro College
An extensive collection of scholarly monographs, personal memoirs, and reference books detailing the history of the Holocaust, provided through the generosity of Richard and Jane Levy.


The Blynn Holocaust Collection, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem
A collection of nearly 400 resources including books, DVDs, videos, and a unique collection of Holocaust testimonies of survivors who have called North Carolina home; provided through the donations of Mr. Guy M. Blynn with the aim of raising awareness of the Holocaust and its consequences.


Also see Survivors and Speakers for North Carolina speaker resources.