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Ann Frank House
This Web site is for the Anne Frank House, a museum and memorial, at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam. While hiding here, Anne Frank, a Jewish victim of the Nazis, wrote her famous diary, which has been translated into fifty-five (55) languages.
Anti Defamation League
Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is "the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry." The ADL's mission is "to stop the defamation of the Jewish people, to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike." The ADL's Web site includes general information about the organization (e.g., the ADL's annual report, and recent issues of the periodic newsletter ADL on the Frontline); press releases; ADL report summaries; and human-relations materials
An organization fighting Anti-Semitism, racism and culture of hate. The site gives all kinds of information, educational programs, and reportson its acitivities worldwide.
(English & Hebrew)
Beth Hatefutsoth -- The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora: Beth Hatefutsoth is "a cultural and educational institution providing multiple avenues of personal historical identification." The museum's hope is "that by sharing the unique story of Jewish endurance, new generations may find the key to their own." The museum's Web site contains several sections, including a virtual exhibition; a section on Diaspora communities; links to related sites; visual documentation; events; music; genealogy and family names; news; and education. Beth Hatefutsoth is "truly, in every sense of the word, a museum of the Jewish people."
The Simon Wiesenthal Center against Hate - links and articles on the culture of hate on the web
Cybrary of the Holocaust
A collaborative project rich in original content. Includes survivors' journals and excerpted books which can be ordered on line. Also see the hypertext journal of Stuart Nichols's visit to Auschwitz.
This organization monitors the growing and evolving threat of hate group activity on the Internet. It has become a leading authority noted for its objectivity, currency, and bibliographic completeness.
Janusz Korczak Living Heritage Association of Sweden
(English & Swedish)
This Web site by the Swedish Korczak Association -- founded in 1971 by Michal Wroblewski and affiliated with the Stockholm Teacher's College -- uses scanned photographs and text to provide information about Janusz Korczak (1878-1942), a Polish pediatrician, author, and teacher who ran an orphanage in Warsaw. In the last days of the Warsaw Ghetto, Korczak -- refusing all chances to save his own life -- went to die with the orphans under his care in the gas chambers at Treblinka
JSOURCE: The Jewish Student Online Reseacrh Center
A lot of information about Israel, the Holocaust and history of Antisemitism and how to search the internet, managed by Mitchell G. Bard, Ph.D. Executive Director of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE)
King of Children - Life of Dr. Janusz Korzak - full text
"The King of Children" - The life and death of Janusz Korczak, by Betty Jean Lifton, New York: St. Martin's Griffin - ISBN: 0-312-15560-3. Full text by Korczak Communication Center
Literature of the Holocaust
Resources for teaching about the Holocaust including original documents, images, recent news events, links to other sites, and a reading list for a university level course on the subject.
Macmillan Holocaust Encyclopedia
Represented by The Simon Wiesenthal Center, LA, USA
Texts and photographs
� Jews during the Holocaust
� Nazism and nazi Germany
� History of World War II, Anti-Semitism
� The Final Solution
� Rescue and Resistance
� the Righteous Among the nations
� After the War
March of the Living Official Internet Site
This site describes the March of the Living which "brings Jewish teens from all over the world to Poland on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to retrace the infamous death march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, and then to Israel to observe Yom HaZikaron, Israel Memorial Day, and Yom Ha'Atzmaut, Israel Independence Day. The goal of the March of the Living is for these young people to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to lead the Jewish people into the future vowing 'Never Again'."
Massuah -- The Institute for the Study of the Holocaust
(Hebrew and English)
Massuah, which means "beacon" emphasizes the main purpose of this organization: "to serve as a guide, to warn, to enlighten, to shed light in the darkness and ambivalence associated with the Holocaust." Massuah was established as a nonprofit organization in the 1960's at Kibbutz Tel-Itzhak. Its education credo is "dealing with the moral, political and cultural issues raised by the events of the Holocaust [because they] are still relevant to all human beings." Massuah has developed many educational programs for today's young people, students, and educators.
This site honors the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Nazi occupation, but who disappeared at the end of the war never to be heard from since
Simon Wiesenthal Center
This site highlights the Wiesenthal Center's various activities and projects, including the Museum of Tolerance, CyberWatch (a watchdog monitoring hate groups on the Web), its film and radio division, its bookstore, and recent news releases. "36 Questions About the Holocaust" provides excellent background information on the Holocaust, while the section on Simon Wiesenthal is a good introduction to this man's life and contributions
The Ghetto Fighters' House (Beit Lohamei HaGetaot)
(English and Hebrew)
Beit Lohamei Haghetaot, the Ghetto Fighters' House, a museum, research institute and educational center, Located at the Western Galilee, on the north of Israel. Yad LaYeled is "the Museum for the Children About the Jewish Child During the Holocaust" and is a new addition to the Ghetto Fighter's House. The on-line archive provides access to tenths of thousands of original photographs, documents and art. The Korczak section provides information, texts and exhibit on Korczak life and educational legacy.
The Nizkor Project
This site is dedicated to discussion of the Holocaust and Holocaust denial. It includes FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) on Holocaust denial, a discussion and refutation of the deniers claims, an FTP archive of Holocaust-related documents, and links to other sites.
(English & Hebrew)
The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, Jerusalem, Israel. One of the principal world authorities on the documentation of, study of, and education about the Holocaust. You will find information about the Museum's activities and research departments as well as images and special exhibits.