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Yom HaShoah: Remembering and Learning from the Holocaust
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Yom HaShoah: Remembering and Learning from the Holocaust

Abraham H. Foxman's Story: A Life Saved, A Life of Service

A Life Saved Lesson Plan

Guidelines for Teaching About the Holocaust
An Abridged History of Anti-Semitism

A Holocaust Bibliography

Additional ADL Holocaust Awareness and Remembrance Programs and Resources
Holocaust Remembrance Day is a day that has been set aside for remembering the victims of the Holocaust and for reminding each of us what can happen when bigotry and hatred are not confronted. This day is widely known as Yom HaShoah, which is a Hebrew term for "Holocaust Day". The internationally-recognized date comes from the Hebrew calendar and corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan. While there are obvious religious aspects to Yom HaShoah, it is not specifically a religious observance.

The Holocaust's magnitude of destruction with more than 12 million deaths - 6 million Jews, including 1.5 million children (more than 2/3 of European Jewry) and 6 million others - challenges comprehension. Studying the Holocaust presents a framework of many relevant moral issues. The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction. The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society's democratic values.

Through ADL's classroom activity based on the life of a ADL National Director and Hidden Child Abraham H. Foxman, students can learn more about the Holocaust and build an understanding of individual stories of loss, survival and rescue during that time. The lesson also increases students' recognition and commitment to moral decision-making and to the role of the individual in combating bias and hate.

PROGRAMS
   A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute
Develop skills to challenge bias and discrimination
   Confronting Anti-Semitism
Combat anti-Semitic remarks and actions
   Holocaust Education and Remembrance
Apply the lessons of the Holocaust to contemporary issues
ONLINE RESOURCES
   The Truth about Israeli Apartheid Week
ADL experts discuss why Israel is not an apartheid state with information on how to advocate for the democratic nation.
   Curriculum Connections
Anti-bias lesson plans for K-12 educators
   Children's Bibliography
Recommended anti-bias and multicultural books for children grades PreK-6
   The Question Corner
Anti-Bias FAQs for early childhood professionals and family members
   Making Diversity Count
Online anti-bias professional development course for teachers
   Echoes and Reflections
A Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust
COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS
Support anti-bias and diversity efforts across the country
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