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Grade 8 - The Holocaust

Please note that this Pathfinder is no longer actively maintained due to curriculum changes. It still does have links to some useful and informative sites. Use them to remember and honor the enormous gravity of this very horrible time. Shalom.
General Resources

Yam Hashoah

Yam Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) - Corresponds with the 27th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar and marks the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising. 
Future Remembrance Days:
  • 2018, Thursday, April 12th
  • 2019, Thursday, May 2nd
  • 2020, Tuesday, April 21st
http://www.ushmm.org/remember/days-of-remembrance/about-days-of-remembrance/remembrance-day-calendar. Web. 29 May 2014



Pathfinder Keywords

Yellow Star/Star of
David
final solution 
Sho'ah
Juden/Jew
Semite
racismNaziSephardicAshkenazi
antisemitismgas chambersNuremberg lawsmischling/
mixed blood 
Pink triangleSlavs non-aryan zyklon-B
Kristallnacht (Crystal)
Night of Broken Glass
Aryan raceJudenfrei/
Judenrein
ethnic cleansing
genocide
Schutzstaffel
        SS
deportationYiddishHebrewpogroms
Third Reichghettosdenialpropaganda 
Nuremberg Trials, 
war crimes, crimes
against humanity
Joseph
Goebbels
crimes against humanityRoma/
Gypsies
Adolf EichmannElie WieselHeinrich HimmlerAnne Frank
Simon WiesenthalOskar SchindlerRaoul WallenbergAdolf Hitler
Camps: slave labor/death/extermination/ concentration 
Bergen-BelsenChelmnoliberation
TheresienstadtAuschwitz-BirkenauWarsawRavensbruck 
BuchenwaldJasenovacTreblinkaMajdanek
SachsenhausenDachauSobibor
Belzac





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