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  The Holocaust
The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
"Holocaust" is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire." The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.
During the era of the Holocaust, German authorities also targeted other groups because of their perceived "racial inferiority": Roma (Gypsies), the disabled, and some of the Slavic peoples (Poles, Russians, and others).
www.ushmm.org /wlc/en/index.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005143   (906 words)

 The Holocaust History Project Homepage
The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.
General Semantics and Holocaust Denial (4800 words), by Andrew E. Mathis, Ph.D. The IHR at the Crossroads (4,000 words), by Yale Edeiken.
Holocaust Denier Fred Leuchter admits he is not an engineer and nevertheless represented himself as such.
www.holocaust-history.org   (1527 words)

  Holocaust Photos
The Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazi regime during World War 2.
The European Jews were the primary victims of the Holocaust.
The number of children killed during the Holocaust is not fathomable and full statistics for the tragic fate of children who died will never be known.
www.auschwitz.dk /id17.htm   (332 words)

  Holocaust Denial   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Holocaust History Project is dedicated to fighting Holocaust-denial (or "revisionism"), whether based on a hatred of Jews or a desire to rehabilitate the discredited philosophy of National Socialism.
The Holocaust History Project provides a number of "Who is" pamphlets on one aspect of Holocaust-denial, with, we hope, more work on more topics to follow.
One striking case in point is the use of multiple identities or "nyms" by the Holocaust denier Germar Rudolf.
www.holocaust-history.org /denial   (274 words)

  Holocaust denial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holocaust denial (commonly called Holocaust revisionism by its supporters) is the belief that the Holocaust did not occur as it is described by mainstream historiography.
Holocaust denial is widely viewed as failing to adhere to rules for the treatment of evidence, rules that are recognized as basic to rational inquiry.
Holocaust denial is relatively new to the Muslim world, as Kenneth Jacobson, assistant national director of the Anti-Defamation League, said in an interview with Haaretz: "Adopting the theories of Holocaust denial of Western scholars is a relatively new phenomenon in the Muslim world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holocaust_denial   (8459 words)

 The Holocaust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holocaust, also known as Ha-Shoah (Hebrew: האושה) (Yiddish:טסואקאלאה Halokaust, or more properly ןברוח Khurbn) and the Porajmos or Samudaripen in Romani, is the name applied to the state-led systematic persecution and genocide of the Jews and other minority groups of Europe and North Africa during World War II by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.
Early elements of the Holocaust include the Kristallnacht pogrom of the 8th and 9th November 1938 and the T-4 Euthanasia Program, leading to the later use of killing squads and extermination camps in a massive and centrally organized effort to exterminate every possible member of the populations targeted by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.
The Holocaust was geographically widespread and systematically conducted in virtually all areas of Nazi-occupied territory, where Jews and other victims were targeted in what are now 35 separate European nations, and sent to labor camps in some nations or extermination camps in others.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holocaust   (8831 words)

 The Holocaust, the Shoah - The Peace Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Holocaust was the murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators.
The negation of the Holocaust is appealing to the denier or revisionist because, like the anti-Zionist, one can fight a war against the Jews while still denying that one is antisemitic, a title which excludes one from the battlefield of ideas in the post-Holocaust western world.
This group blames the Holocaust and the sympathy it aroused, for the creation, recognition, and continuing survival of the state of Israel, which they feel would not exist today had it not been for a world guilt-stricken over the Holocaust.
peace.heebz.com /holocaust.html   (4303 words)

 MrPerry's Encyclopedias :: The Holocaust Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Far superior to the Rozett 'Encyclopedia of the Holocaust' which is smaller and not as authoritative.
Such issues addressed are "Holocaust denial", "the Protocols of the Elders of Zion", "Kristallnacht", "Gypsies", "Nazi policy", "British policy" & "medical experimentation" in what is one of the most readable histories of the Holocaust available.
As stated, one of the subjects covered is "Holocaust denial" and as survivors become fewer and fewer, possession of such a priceless reference cannot be understated.
www.mrperrys.com /0300084323/The_Holocaust_Encyclopedia.html   (735 words)

 Shamash: Holocaust Home Page
A short statistical survey on the dimensions of the Holocaust, published by the Institut Fuer Zeitgeschicthe (Institute for Contemporary History) in Munich, Germany, in 1992.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum located in Washington DC is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.
The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.
www.shamash.org /holocaust   (553 words)

 The Holocaust
Children of the Holocaust - "Until recently, the story of the children of the Holocaust was rarely told.
Holocaust Heroes - This site is devoted to honoring the brave men and women who risked their lives to rescue and shelter Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi reign of terror.
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center - "This Holocaust Teacher Resource Center (TRC) web site, is dedicated to the memory of the six million Jewish people slaughtered during the Holocaust and the millions other people slaughtered during the Nazi era.
webtech.kennesaw.edu /jcheek3/holocaust.htm   (751 words)

The Holocaust was the systematic murder of Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II (1939-1945).
Many of the Holocaust victims were killed in specially constructed gas chambers, and their bodies were then burned.
This Holocaust Resource Guide is designed so that the teacher does not have to pursue original source material in order to feel comfortable with the complexity and diversity of Holocaust history and the range of the subject matter.
www.42explore2.com /holoc.htm   (1838 words)

These gas vans were the precursors to the true form of the Holocaust: using "mechanized means" to effect the killing process.
This is what sets the Holocaust apart from other horrific events in history: the Holocaust was the first time the world would see mechanized production-line killing of humans on a large scale.
The Holocaust was the first time the world would see that thousands could be slaughtered by the throw of a lever, or the opening of a hatch or the closing of a door.
www.datasync.com /~davidg59/genocide.html   (4499 words)

 Remembering the Holocaust
I believe it to be a sacred duty for their descendants to maintain the memories of the Holocaust, to remind the world of man's cruelty to man and to counter the efforts of those who, for whatever warped political or social reasons, try to rewrite history to convince others that the whole thing never happened.
This is an excellent on-line collection of resources for students of the Holocaust, in particular, and of anti-semitism, in general.
This is an interdisciplinary and computerised programme that teaches the Holocaust through the use of stamps, pictures, texts and paintings created by children in the Holocaust.
home.vicnet.net.au /~aragorn/holocaus.htm   (925 words)

A settlement reached in 1998 established a $1.25 billion fund to be used to compensate those who can document their claims and, more generally, Holocaust survivors, the latter as restitution for undocumented accounts and for Swiss profits on Nazi accounts involving Holocaust victims' property.
Holocaust commemoration in Israel during the 1950s: the Holocaust Cellar on Mount Zion.
Holocaust denial debates: the symbolic significance of Irving v.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0823994.html   (728 words)

 The Holocaust - A WebQuest
This gathering and execution came to be known as The Holocaust.
Thi is a photo taken in the city of Warsaw in Poland where people were gathered from small towns before being sent to the camps.
In recent years, some political groups have been stating that the Holocaust did NOT happen and is just a story made up to make people feel sorry for Jewish people.
cte.jhu.edu /techacademy/fellows/Winaker/webquest/mwi-fr-index.html   (542 words)

 The Holocaust, Crimes, Heroes and Villains
The Holocaust was the systematic annihilation of six million Jews by the Nazis during World War 2.
The Holocaust is a history of enduring horror and sorrow.
Yet there were acts of courage and kindness during the Holocaust - stories to bear witness to goodness, love and compassion.
www.auschwitz.dk   (727 words)

 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
To explore the fate of Ukrainian Jews during the Holocaust, the Museum organized a scholarly conference in Paris in partnership with Father Patrick Desbois and his Yahad-in Unum Association, the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne, and the French Shoah Memorial.
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies supports significant research and writing about the Holocaust.
For its 2008-2009 Fellowship competition, the Center invites applications from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines.
www.ushmm.org   (617 words)

 Focus: the Holocaust | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
December 14: Iran's president said today that the Holocaust was a "myth", prompting strong condemnation from Israel, Germany and the European Commission.
September 23: Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who did more than any single individual to bring Nazi war criminals to justice, was buried in Israel today.
January 27: With many of the Holocaust survivors now in their eighties, the memorial ceremonies of sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz represented, for many, the last time they would be able to visit the site.
www.guardian.co.uk /secondworldwar/holocaust/0,15699,1388901,00.html   (674 words)

 Literature of the Holocaust HOME PAGE (Filreis)
The Literature of the Holocaust (English 293) in the English Gopher at Penn.
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies: A collection of over 3,500 videotaped interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust, part of Manuscripts and Archives at Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University.
The Holocaust/Genocide Project (HGP) is an international, nonprofit, telecommunications project focusing on the study of the Holocaust.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/Holocaust/holhome.html   (2806 words)

 The Holocaust of World War II
When you study the Holocaust, you are studying the highest level of organized hate in the history of mankind.
Yad Vashem: Annotated Chronology of the Holocaust 1933-1939
Responsa from the Holocaust By Rabbi Ephraim Oshry
members.aol.com /TeacherNet/Holocaust.html   (4033 words)

 Holocaust Pathfinder
The Holocaust was the mass murder of Jews and other groups during World War II by the Nazis.
Holocaust and Genocide Studies (8756-6583) from 01/01/2002 to 1 year ago in ProQuest Religion and ProQuest Research Library; from 2002 to present in Oxford Journals Online; from 2003 to present in Project Muse
It is a collage of different projects, focusing around the Holocaust and the denial of the Holocaust, which is often wrongly called Holocaust "revisionism."
www.rhodes.edu /library/pathfinders/holocaust.html   (855 words)

The Holocaust is a tragic period in history during which approximately 11 million people were systematically annihilated because of Nazi genocidal policy.
It is important that we never forget the Holocaust so that we can work toward preventing such unfortunate events now and in the future.
The Holocaust: An Historical Summary is a site maintained by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum which provides an overview of events that took place during the Holocaust.
tsc.k12.in.us /stucurr/webquests/holocaust/peters.htm   (446 words)

 The Holocaust Chronicle
Read The Book: This web site is arranged exactly as the book is arranged, so you may read through the information in exactly the same way you would read the book, page by page, beginning with page 17.
Keyword Search: The entire Holocaust Chronicle web site may be searched using a simple keyword, such as Munich or Theresienstadt.
Go Directly to a Chapter: The Holocaust Chronicle is written in a chronological format, and every year from 1933 to 1945 represents a separate chapter of the book.
www.holocaustchronicle.org   (353 words)

 The Holocaust WebQuest
This activity has been developed to give you opportunity and ownership regarding the Literature and the Holocaust Unit which you are about to begin.
Discover how the Holocaust started and what happened during the Holocaust from the Rise of the Nazis to Kristallnacht to Life in the Ghetto to the Camps to Liberation.
Your final task will be to e-mail a summary of your project to a Holocaust Scholar and friend of mine for his consideration.
home.sullivan.k12.il.us /teachers/lawson/webholocaust1.htm   (888 words)

 Education World ® : Lesson Planning: Teaching the Holocaust
The Holocaust is a watershed event in history -- a frightening reminder of the consequences of prejudice and intolerance and of the dangers of silence and apathy.
Any teacher who plans to introduce an examination of the Holocaust and the events that surrounded it should visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
According to the Holocaust Museum, one of the common errors that teachers make is oversimplifying the Holocaust.
www.education-world.com /a_lesson/lesson187.shtml   (673 words)

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