Links to Other Holocaust and Child Survivor Organizations
There are thousands of organizations and many web sites. We list but a few here. If you would like your organization cross linked with ours, please contact us.
Association of Holocaust Organizations (research and education oriented)
Holocaust Resource Center and Archives
Queensborough Community College, City University of New York
718 225 0378, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jewish Child Holocaust Survivors of the Delaware Valley
(formed as a result of a workshop organized by Dr. Judith Kestenberg)
The Hidden Child Foundation
The World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors and Descendants
Amcha Link S-2 Seminar and Publication on Child Survivors
A new professional journal compiling articles on working with individuals who survived the Holocaust as children.
Gratz College Old York Rd Melrose Park
Program on Holocaust studies, oral history
Local Chapter of International Federation of Jewish Child Holocaust Survivors
http://www.whyy.org/holocaust/resources.html (public radio program)
Traumatic Amnesia in Holocaust Survivors
Sidran: articles on trauma, annotated bibliography
CHILD DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH (CDR)
Training Institute for Mental Health
22 West 21st
NYC NY 10010
One Thousand Children http:www.onethousandchildren.org
OTC’s primary mission is to 1) document the experiences of people who came to the U.S. as children between 1934 and 1945 to escape persecution and genocide and stayed with foster families and in other facilities across America and 2) honor the individuals and organizations who were part of the three continent network of cooperation that made the rescues possible.
UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM
The museum web site is the best source of information for the Holocaust on the Internet. The museum features many resources from online exhibits to original archival material, original artifacts and photos. There is also a section for teachers with online tutorials and sample lesson plans
GENOCIDE PREVENTION TASK FORCE REPORT USHMM
The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority” is Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Established in 1953, Yad Vashem has been entrusted with documenting the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust, preserving the memory and story of each of the six million victims, and imparting the legacy of the Holocaust for generations to come through its archives, library, school, museums and recognition of the Righteous Among the Nations.
YAD VASHEM: THE AUSCHWITZ ALBUM
SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER
SWC THE MULTIMEDIA LEARNING CENTER
THE AUSCHWITZ MUSEUM
THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF POLISH JEWS IN WARSAW
GENOCIDE STUDIES LINKS
Aegis Genocide Prevention Initiative
A UK-based project that “will attempt to identify the causes, predict the development and prevent the incidence of genocide. Aegis is a unique initiative for which there is no pre-existing organizational model. It is designed to develop a powerful network that focuses the strengths of all those organizations, governmental and non-governmental, which already have an involvement in some aspect of reaction to or prevention of genocide. It will distill and disseminate the most useful and accurate knowledge available, providing advice on strategic planning for genocide prevention.”
Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Peace Studies
The homepage of the academic program at the University of Nevada, Reno, directed by Dr. Viktoria Hertling.
Crimes of War
Hosted by American University, this project is a collaborative effort of journalists, lawyers, and scholars “that seeks to raise awareness of the laws of war.” Resources at the site include an online magazine, featured essays, analysis, a discussion forum, information on future seminars, and related resources. The essays are concise, cover a range of international topics, and link to related items on the site.
Freedom, Democracy, Peace; Power, Democide, and War
Compiled by R.J. Rummel, one of the leading scholars of genocide, and coiner of the term “democide” (“murder by government”). Includes over 900 documents and some 4,000 pages of text supporting the theory of democide, as well as an on-site search engine and useful links.
Web-based educational initiative that confronts gender-selective atrocities against men and women worldwide.
The Genocide Research Project: Links to Other Resources for Teaching and Research on Genocide
The single most useful and extensive collection of links and resources on genocide studies, compiled by the Genocide Research Project of the University of Memphis and the Pennsylvania State University.
Genocide Studies Program – Yale University
Homepage of the Yale University program directed by noted Cambodia scholar Ben Kiernan. Includes materials on “Theory and Analysis,” “History and Description,” and “Detection and Prevention.”
Holocaust and Genocide Links
A resource list prepared by Linda M. Woolf of Webster University (see below).
Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)
The homepage of the institute established by, among others, leading genocide scholars Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn.
Prevent Genocide International
“Prevent Genocide International is a nonprofit educational organization established in 1998 with the purpose of bringing about the elimination of the crime of genocide. The organization makes particular use of the Internet as a way of linking persons around the world in a transnational network of global civic engagement and action.” A multilingual site (German, French, Spanish, English).
Web Genocide Documentation Centre: Internet Resources on Genocide and Mass Killings
An exceedingly helpful page of links compiled by Dr. Stuart Stein of the University of the West of England.
Webster University’s Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights
“Genocide is the most extreme threat to fulfillment of [human] needs and aspirations, and the Holocaust perhaps the most horrible example of their systematic deprivation. The Webster University Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights takes as its mission the education of our students, our faculty, our community and ourselves.”
Yahoo! Full Coverage: Human Rights
A wide-ranging compilation of recent reporting on human-rights issues, with an additional link to materials on genocide
ARMENIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE
Web site of the Armenian National Institute dedicated to “the study, research and affirmation of the Armenian Genocide of the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
The nation’s major civil rights/human relations agency and a leader in the development of programs building bridges and respect among diverse groups. A good resource for teachers to access material on the Holocaust
Documents the rescue efforts of the residents in and around Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, who risked their lives to shelter 5,000 Jews, many of them children.
COOLIDGE COLLEGE GERMAN PROPAGANDA ARCHIVE
FACING HISTORY AND OURSELVES
FOUNDATION FOR ETHNIC UNDERSTANDING
GENOCIDE INTERVENTION NETWORK
GENOCIDE WATCH: THE INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO END GENOCIDE
Formed to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide. Includes news articles, descriptions of acts of genocide in various regions.
GHETTO FIGHTERS HOUSE
A place to visit to learn more about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and educational programs and archives.
HIATT COLLECTION OF HOLOCAUST MATERIALS
Housed at the Dinand Library, College of the Holy Cross. Focuses on the role of the Roman Catholic Church and the Jesuit order during the Holocaust
JEWISH FOUNDATION FOR THE RIGHTEOUS
The site offers access to testimonies, and stories of non-Jewish rescuers during the Holocaust.
JOSEPHSON INSTITUTE CENTER FOR YOUTH ETHICS http://charactercounts.org/
Character counts is a great approach to the development of Character using the basic values of the “Six Pillars of Character” trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
NATIONAL CATHOLIC CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST EDUCATION
The Center counters antisemitism and fosters Catholic Jewish Relations. The site provides a teaching guide for teaching about the Holocaust in Catholic schools.
RAPHAEL LEMKIN PAPERS AT THE CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY
SHOAH FOUNDATION INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education contains an archive of nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. It is part of the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences at the University of Southern California. The Foundation provides educational services that reach educators, students, and the general public around the world.
STATE OF NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON HOLOCAUST EDUCATION
The center provides online curriculum guides on the Holocaust. One of the best we have seen. Also available online is an instructional guide Genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
WOMEN AND THE HOLOCAUST http://www.womenandtheholocaust.com/
Includes eyewitness accounts, book reviews, articles, essays, poetry, and links to eyewitness testimonies and related resources.
WOMEN AND THE HOLOCAUST – NEW JERSEY COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES
Resource center for teachers that focuses on the experiences of women. Presents lesson plans and suggested teaching methodologies
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