Resources for International Holocaust Memorial Day

International Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on the 27th January, this date is the anniversary of the liberation of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. This year (2020) marks 75 years since this happened. It is also the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia.

If you want to set up a display or run events to mark this date you still have time to put something together. Below is a list of links to resources you can download and use in your library: – the official site of Holocaust Memorial Day UK, you are able to download packs, you can also request physical packs if you are in the UK. The Wiener Holocaust Library is one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. Yad Vashem is the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research. The US Holocaust Memorial Museum Anne Frank House is an independent non-profit organisation that runs a museum in the house where Anne Frank went into hiding. Facing History helps students connect choices made in the past to those they will confront in their own lives This Holocaust site produced under the auspices of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise offers all the tools necessary to provoke students and teachers alike to undertake a meaningful investigation of the Holocaust. the website of the memorial and museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau

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