Holocaust Remembrance

Yom HaShoah / יום השואה
Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; "Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day"), known colloquially in Israel and abroad as Yom HaShoah (יום השואה) and in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Holocaust Day, is observed as Israel's day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews and five million others who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its accessories, and for the Jewish resistance in that period. In Israel, it is a national memorial day and public holiday.                      (Ref: http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/yom-hashoah)

Resources for Grades 2-5:

Champion Of Children: The Story Of Janusz KorczakKeeping The Promise: A Torah's JourneyLuba: The Angel Of Bergen-BelsenAlways Remember Me: How One Family Survived World War IIMy Secret Camera: Life In The Lodz GhettoIrena Sendler And The Children Of The Warsaw Ghetto

Resources for Grades 3-6:

Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal's Search For The TruthSecret Of Priest's GrottoCat With The Yellow Star: Coming Of Age In TerezinErika's Story

Resources for Grades 4-7:

Escape: Children Of The HolocaustHidden Girl: True Story Of The HolocaustSurvivors: True Stories Of Children In The HolocaustYear Of Goodbyes: A True Story Of Friendship, Family And FarewellsGrand Mosque Of Paris: A Story Of How Muslims Saved Jews During The HolocaustAnne Frank And The Children Of The HolocaustHana's Suitcase

Resources for Grades 5-9:

Beyond Courage: The Untold Story Of Jewish Resistance During The Holocaust
Terezin: Voices From The Holocaust
Lonek's Journey: The True Story Of A Boy's Escape To Freedom
Six Million Paper Clips: The Making Of A Children's Holocaust Memorial
Jewish Victims Of The HolocaustTell Them We Remember: The Story Of The Holocaust
Surviving Hitler: A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps
Fireflies In The Dark: The Story Of Freidl Dicker-Brandeis And The Children Of Terezin

Resources for Grades 7-12:

His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, And Mystery During WW II
Surviving The Angel Of Death : The True Story Of A Mengele Twin In Auschwitz
I Will Plant You A Lilac Tree
Diary Of A Young Girl (Definitive Ed.)
We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries Of Teenagers Who Died In The Holocaust
Anne Frank's Family: The Extraordinary Story Of Where She Came From, Based On More Than 6000 Newly Discov
Never To Forget: The Jews Of The Holocaust


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