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Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Holocaust Websites

This is a listing of websites related to the Holocaust.  They include sites run by organizations, museums and other research or education centers and differ widely in content and focus.

Visit Prevent Genocide International for information on the United Nations' Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide.  Article II contains the U.N.'s definition of genocide. 

"Article II: In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

  1. Killing members of the group;
  2. Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
  3. Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
  4. Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
  5. Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group."

Holocaust Cybrary
The History Place -- Explore the pages on World War II and Nazi Germany
The Holocaust: A Tragic Legacy
Visual History Archive: University of Southern California Shoah Foundation: contains almost 55,000 testimonies, collected in 65 countries and 43 languages
Judaism and Jewish Resources -- Links to sites on the Holocaust as well as other topics related to the study of Judaism.
Museum of Tolerance Online -- Part of the Simon Wiesental Center
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

Organizations, Memorials, and Museums