Holocaust & Mass Atrocity Education  

Teaching about the Holocaust and genocide can seem daunting, especially when considering the importance of having historically accurate information that fits the tone of the topic. The seriousness of the events combined with the emotional impact it can have on students makes the correct choice of resources even more important. We have compiled pedagogically sound materials that can be implemented in your classroom.  

Resources to Teach About the Holocaust & Mass Atrocities

Timeline of the Holocaust by Echoes and Reflections

Designed as a resource for students, this timeline chronicles key dates in the history of the Holocaust from 1933-1945.

The Holocaust: Bearing Witness

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to the enormity of the crimes committed during the Holocaust and to help them bear witness to the experiences of those targeted by the Nazis. 

Stories that Move
An initiative of the Anne Frank House in collaboration with partners in six countries

This online teaching tool encourages learners to think about diversity and discrimination and helps them understand their own views and choices.

Genocide Still Happens

Help students understand warnings for the future and echoes from the past.

Current Events In Your Classroom

Teaching Ideas, Activities, and Strategies for High School and Middle School Students.

Resources for Teaching about the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

To help introduce your students to the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda explore testimonies and activities in IWitness.

Indianapolis Jewish Community Holocaust Educational Resources:
Remembering the Past to Educate the Future

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the commitment to keeping students and speakers safe, the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (JFGI) will only be offering virtual presentations for the 2020-21 school year.

JCRC Fighting the Rohingya Genocide

Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN)* works to promote a robust U.S. and international response to the Rohingya genocide. Together, we are committed to ending the atrocities against the Rohingya people.