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Holocaust Remembrance

A Conversation with Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff,
Child Holocaust Survivor and Holocaust Education Expert

In this 1-hour webinar, Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff discusses her experience of fleeing, hiding, and running as a small child from Nazi-occupied Slovakia and Hungary.

Dr. Miriam is a child Holocaust survivor and Holocaust education expert. Dr. Miriam serves as the Director of Holocaust Studies at the University of Miami and the Education Specialist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

This video is appropriate for viewers ages 14 and older.

HERC’s Conversation with Rebbetzin Feige Twersky, Holocaust Survivor

In this 34-minute talk, Holocaust survivor Rebbetzin Twerski as she shares her courageous story of survival. Rebbetzin Twerski was born in Faltishen, Romania, during World War II.

This video is appropriate for viewers ages 14 and older.

HERC’s Yom HaShoah Commemoration Video

Created by HERC’s 2019 Holocaust Writing and Art Contest Winner Yoeli Margolis, this commemorative video features members of the Milwaukee community as they collectively remember the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, show gratitude for those who survived, and recognize the 75th anniversary of liberation.

This video is appropriate for viewers ages 14 and older.

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Documentary Film, The Path to Nazi Genocide

This 38-minute film examines the Nazis’ rise and consolidation of power in Germany, exploring their ideology, propaganda, and persecution of Jews and other victims. It also outlines the path by which the Nazis and their collaborators led a state to war and to the murder of millions of people. This film is intended to provoke reflection and discussion about the role of ordinary people, institutions, and nations between 1918 and 1945.

This resource contains graphic content and is recommended for adults.

Behind the lies of Holocaust denial
– Deborah Lipstadt

“There are facts, there are opinions, and there are lies,” says historian Deborah Lipstadt, telling the remarkable story of her research into Holocaust deniers — and their deliberate distortion of history. Lipstadt encourages us all to go on the offensive against those who assault the truth and facts. “Truth is not relative,” she says.

This resource contains graphic content and is recommended for adults.

Wassmuth Center’s podcast, The Voices of Idaho

“The Voices of Idaho” hosted by Dr. Dan Prinzing, Executive Director at the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, shares lived experiences of injustice. This episode features Ilana Rubel and the lessons her family learned from the Holocaust.

 

This podcast is appropriate for listeners ages 14 and older.

What Americans Know About the Holocaust, by the Pew Research Center

How much do Americans really know about the Holocaust, and how does this knowledge (or lack thereof) drive their response to antisemitism? While most adult Americans know some of the basic facts, key details about the Holocaust continue to elude them; and, this disconnect is more pronounced among millennials and Generation Z. Pew Research Center digs into these questions and more in their recent study, “What Americans Know About the Holocaust.”

This report is appropriate for readers ages 14 and older.