Listed below are websites useful for Holocaust and Judaica-related research. Listing does not constitute endorsement or accuracy of content. Any views or opinons expressed on any of these websites are those of the issuing body and not of the HMC.
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The Association of Survivors Landsberg / Kaufering Outer Camps of Dachau
Website for the Association of Survivors Landsberg / Kaufering Outer Camps of Dachau.
An Auschwitz Alphabet
In twenty-six “slices,” Jonathan Blumen has attempted to illustrate the entire human landscape of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
An alphabetical listing of thousands of death certificates of inmates of Auschwitz.
General information on the museum Beit Theresenstadt which is dedicated to memorializing the Jews deported to the Terezin camp/ghetto.
Dachau – The Virtual Tour
This site is an accumulation of records and photographs taken during and after World War II at the Dachau concentration camp.
Dachau Concentration Camp Records
A searchable database of approximately 160,000 records from Dachau.
Dachau Memorial Site Homepage
This site is an accumulation of photographs and records about Dachau, sorted in the following categories: Memorials, monuments, tour of camp, liberation, victims, survivors, town of Dachau, museum guidebook.
An overview of Aktion Reinhard and the ghettos and camps established under its directives.
Displaced Person’s Camps
A large collection of links pertaining to Displaced Person’s (DP) camp.
Visit this site to find information about the extermination camps of eastern Europe.
Gedenkstätte Bergen Belsen (Bergen Belsen Memorial)
Site of the Bergen Belsen Memorial, containing the following information: general information, information about history, archives and library and the database project.
This site is a reproduction of a pamphlet created by the U.S. Army’s 71st Infantry division describing their liberation of the Gunskirchen Lager concentration camp.
Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork
Information on camp Westerbork Museum, the history of Westerbork and the monuments at the site of the former camp.
Jasenovac Memorial Site
Webpage for the memorial at Jasenovac, a concentration camp in Croatia. Includes a list of victims.
KZ Mathausen-Gusen Info Pages
A collection of pages with information about Gusen concentration camp in Austria.
KZ-Gedenkstätte Mauthausen (Mauthausen Memorial)
The official website of the Mauthausen Memorial. Includes a history of Mauthausen and its satellite camps as well as video testimonies of survivors.
Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück (Ravensbrück Memorial)
Page for the Ravensbrück National Memorial (Germany), includes a history of the camp.
Majdanek Camp and Museum
The official site of the State Museum at Majdanek.
Mauthausen and Birkenau Photo Exhibits
An exhibit of photographs and interactive maps of Mauthausen and Birkenau camps hosted by the Cybrary of the Holocaust. A work in progress.
Memory of the Camps
This Web site supports the film of the same title, which was broadcast as part of the PBS Frontline series. Although created in 1945, the film was not aired until 1985.
Museum of the former Extermination Camp in Chelmno-on-Ner
Page about the history of Chelmno, the museum and memorials at the site and ongoing excavations.
The Names of the Numbers
A site showcasing the research of Hans-Joachim Lang, which is dedicated to finding out who the 86 victims of the gas chamber at Struthof-Natzweiler were.
The story of a liberator of Nordhausen’s Mittelbau Dora concentration camp. Also includes related link section and search ads for people related to this story.
Scrapbook.com – Sites in Poland
Includes photos and information about Auschwitz, Majdanek, Chelmno, Plaszow, Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka and the Warsaw ghetto.
Sobibor Camp Website
History and facts about Sobibor, one of the 6 death camps in Poland.
State Museum at Auschwitz
The official site of the Museum and Memorial at the site of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland.
Available in French, German and English. Website for the camp, museum and memorial of Struthof-Natzweiler Concentration Camp.
Terezin Concentration Camp
A tourist’s account of his guided tour of the Terezin camp.
Terezin Studies and Documents
Since 1994 the Terezin Initiative Institute in cooperation with the publishing house Academia has been publishing its scientific yearbook focused on the history of the “final solution of the Jewish question” in Bohemia and Moravia.
Israeli Government Portal
The Israeli Government’s offical website
The Knesset Site
Available in Hebrew, this site is an introduction to the Israeli political system, as well as a historical “tour” of the Knesset itself.
Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington
Academic Guide to Jewish History
Online resources on Jewish history including encyclopedias, bibliographies and primary documents.
Deutsch-jüdische Literaturgeschichte im Web (Online History of German-Jewish Literature)
Digitized German-Jewish periodicals from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Digital Libraries Federation
Search engine for online collections of Polish digital libraries.
Digitized version of David Tidhar’s “Encyclopedia of the Pioneers and Builders of Israel” (Hebrew)
The 19-volume Encyclopedia of the Founders and Builders of Israel was compiled and published by David Tidhar (1897-1970) over the 23 years from 1947 until his death.
Documents Relating to the Holocaust War Crimes and Genocide
This site provides the text of actual Nazi and Allied documents about war crimes and genocide. Included are the Nuremberg Laws, some Nuremberg Trial documents, information about the hidden purloined assets of Holocast victims, and many other documents.
Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes (Documentation Archives of Austrian Resistance)
Available in English and German. This website contains a variety of information on resistance and persecution, exile, Nazi crimes, extremism after 1945 and restitution. Also contains a Database with the Jews that were deported from Austria.
Fiorello La Guardia Collection at CUNY
Online collection of thousands of documents and photographs of Fiorello La Guardia during his tenure as mayor of New York City (1934-1945) and director general of the UN Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) after World War II.
Google Newspapers Archive
All newspapers contained on google listed alphabetically and searchable.
Holocaust Memoir Digest
The Holocaust Memoir Digest was begun in 2000 with the purpose of making the experiences of Holocaust survivors, as published in their memoirs, available to those who want to learn how and why the Holocaust happened, and what can be learned from it.
Italian Life under Fascism
This online exhibition presents digital reproductions of primary source documents with descriptive captions regarding varied dimensions of Italian Fascism.
This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906.
Jewish Labor Committee Records, Part I (1934-1947)
General administrative records for the Committee’s early years and files documenting anti-Nazi activity, rescue and aid activities and overseas work in general.
Jewish Labor Committee Records, Part II (1948-1956)
Records include minutes, convention proceedings, reports, press releases, correspondence, survivors, biographical files and card-file indices of refugees and survivors in DP camps.
Jewish Virtual Library
The Jewish Virtual Library is a comprehensive online encyclopedia containing more than 13,000 articles and 6,000 photographs and maps.
Nuremberg Trial Project
Access to digitized photographs, court proceedings, and search engine of analyzed documents in Harvard Law School Library.
NY State Newspapers, Brooklyn Eagle to 1950 and New York Times to the 1920’s
Includes a keyword search function for more than 16 million New York state historical newspaper pages.
Online Edition of YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
The only resource of its kind, this encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present.
Southern Israelite Archive – Digital Library of Georgia
Browsable and searchable issues of the Southern Israelite (later the Atlanta Jewish Times) from 1929-1986.
The University of Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers
Listing of historic American newspapers from all 50 states that are available online.
Zentralarchiv / Juden in Deutschland (Central Archives for Research on the History of the Jews of Germany)
Available in German. Introduction to one of the most important collections of documentation on Jewish life in Germany.
Zwangsarbeit im NS-Staat (Forced Labor in Nazi Germany)
Available in German. A collection of resources on forced labor under the Nazis.
Addressing Antisemitism: Why and How
A guide for educators published by Yad Vashem and ODIHR/OSCE dealing with educational approaches to anti-Semitism.
The Arnold-Liebster Foundation was established by Holocaust-era survivors Max Liebster and Simone Arnold Liebster in January 2002 to educate future generations in the lessons of history.
British Museum, Voices of the Holocaust
Study materials and lesson plans for Holocaust education provided by the British Library’s learning team.
Calvin College German Propaganda Archive
Created by Randall Bytwerk, this extensive archive of propaganda created during the Third Reich and in the former German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is a well-organized and comprehensive collection of German propaganda materials in English translation.
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is a resource for information and teaching about the Holocaust and contemporary aspects of genocide as defined by the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide (1948).
Center for Holocaust Education
This site gives information for Holocaust Education in Germany. Some services are also available in English.
Center for Holocaust Studies at Brookdale Community College
To be a resource for: education about historical issues of the Holocaust, genocide, elimination of racism, anti-Semitism and all forms of prejudice that damage our society; and development of outstanding programs and activities regarding these crucial topics.
George Cassutto, a teacher at North Hagerstown High School in Maryland, offers several lesson plans on U.S. government, computer applications, interdisciplinary units, the Holocaust, and news discussion through his Web site.
Echoes and Reflections
Curriculum developed by the Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation and Yad Vashem.
Facing History and Ourselves
A national organization whose mission is to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.
The History of the Shoah
I have attemted to “borrow” from some of the best resources available and then have put them together into a format structured around Hillberg’s key work The Destruction of European Jewry.
The Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center
Includes a 7-lesson curriculum guide for teachers.
Holocaust Commission of the United Federation of Tidewater
Has lists of books and videos etc. for purchase on the Holocaust.
Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team
The aim of H.E.A.R.T is to inform and educate people about the Holocaust and the extermination programs conducted by the Nazi regime throughout Europe during the Second World War.
Holocaust Education in Germany
This site describes the way the Holocaust is treated in Germany’s educational system.
Holocaust Remembrance Project
This Web site contains information about the educational activities of the Holland and Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., whose annual writing contest for high school students addresses Holocaust content.
Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
This Holocaust Teacher Resource Center (TRC) web site, is dedicated to the memory of the six million Jewish people slaughtered during the Holocaust and the millions other people murdered during the Nazi era.
This Web site contains many resources for Holocaust study and education, including over 1,000 pages of news clippings from 1938 and 1939, organized by topic and date, poems and essays written by students and adults on Holocaust topics, and much more.
International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation
Resources for students and teachers from secondary and post-secondary levels centered on the values of solidarity and civic courage.
The International Task Force for Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research
The Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research consists of representatives of government, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations.
DVD documentary on the rescue of 10,000 unaccompanied children from Nazi Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia who were given permission to find refuge in England from December 1938 to Septembet 1939.
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
The Foundation’s national Holocaust teacher education program, Teaching the Holocaust: History, Perspectives, and Choices, educates middle and high school teachers in the history of the Holocaust, and within that context, rescue.
Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation
The mission of JPEF is to develop and distribute effective educational materials about the Jewish partisans and their life lessons, bringing the celebration of heroic resistance against tyranny into educational and cultural organizations.
The Kindertransport Association (KTA)
The Kindertransport Association (KTA) is a not-for-profit organization of child Holocaust survivors who were sent, without their parents, out of Austria, Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain.
Learning about the Holocaust through Art Project
This Website provides reproductions of art works produced during the Holocaust. It also includes biographies of the ghettos and camps in which they were interned. Study recources and lessons plans support its use in the classroom.
Learning from History
This website is the result of extensive scholarly research about actual projects used for teaching about “National Socialism and the Holocaust” in historical and citizenship education in and outside schools and in educational work with young people.
Midwest Center for Holocaust Education
Online description of the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education. Includes bibliogrpahy for young readers and annotated videography.
Museum of Jewish Heritage Coming of Age Program
Coming of Age is a free, interactive classroom resource featuring primary sources, artifact explorations, discussions, and activities for learning about the Holocaust.
The Museum of Tolerance Mutimedia Learning Center Online
Documents, photographs, bibliographies, and a virtual exhibit about the Holocaust are among the resources available on this website.
Project Witness, a nonprofit Holocaust resource center, merges lucid scholarship with cutting-edge media to provide thought-provoking Holocaust educational resources for schools, community centers, and lay readers.
Sir Martin Gilbert
Website devoted to Sir Martin Gilbert’s works including his published works with indexes and his insights on World War II and Holocaust historiography.
Social Studies School Service
This Web site identifies educational resources (books, posters, and other items) available in the company’s Holocaust resources and materials catalogue, along with Internet lesson plans and classroom activities.
South Carolina Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust
A lesson plan on the History of the Holocaust.
A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust
Everything a teacher needs to know about the Holocaust can be found at this Web site maintained by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology.
Teaching the Holocaust through Stamps, Pictures and Text
An Interdisciplinary and Computerized Program through the use of Stamps, Pictures, Texts and Paintings by Children during the Holocaust.
Teaching: The Children of Willesden Lane
The Children of Willesden Lane is the true story of Lisa Jura, a young girl who escapes Nazi persecution on the eve of World War II. This Web site offers resources to help you teach the book to middle and high school students.
Terezin Initiative Institute
Information on the Terezin concentration camp in Bohemia and Moravia. Includes documents, studies, publications, library and database of prisoners. Also in Czech and Dutch.
Vancouver Holocaust Education Center
This website is a conglomeration of descriptions of the various departments of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Center and includes two oral histories.
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
Links to online display of this Center. Resources and more. Includes latest Newsletter.
The American Red Cross Tracing Service
This page describes the American Red Cross’ tracing services for individuals.
Rookwood, Australia Jewish Cemetery
Searchable index of graves at the Rockwood, Australia Jewish Cemetry.
A One-Step Portal for On-Line Genealogy
A One-Step Portal for On-Line Genealogy, Stephen P. Morse.
Ancestry: Social Security Death Index
Use this page on the Ancestry Home Town web site to search a 50 million name repository of the Social Security Administration. The birth and death dates, social security number, and city of last residence are all given for each deceased person.
Australian Jewish Genealogy Society
Homepage of the Australian Jewish Genealogy Society.
Avotanyu’s Consolidated Jewish Surname Index
Searchable online index of Jewish surnames.
Avotaynu, Inc. is the largest publisher of Jewish genealogy resources. The site includes the index to the Avotaynu periodical which began in 1985. It also includes the monograph “How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust.”
Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet
Cyndi Howells has compiled this well-organized list of over 24,000 links to helpful genealogical sites.
Database of Polish Citizens Repressed under the German Occupation
A project whose goal is to build a database of every Polish citizen who suffered under German repression during World War II (a work in progress).
The Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy Center of Beth Hatefutsoth
Use this site to search Beth Hatefutsoth’s constantly-expanding database of Jewish family genealogies and to register your own family tree.
Easy Google Genealogy
A resource on how to use google’s search capability more effectively for genealogical purposes.
The Englander Family Tree – Private Family Genealogies
Welcome to our Englander Family web page! Our Englander family tree spans seven generations, extending back (with printed documentation) to about 1808.
Federation of East European Family History Societies
FEEFHS has maintained this web site for Central and East European genealogy since May 1995.
Free and Pay Site on Different Databases of Jewish Sites in Poland (Shoreshim)
Shoreshim is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of information relating to the Jewish communities of Poland, be it genealogical and historical data of the past, or be it events of today or projects for the future.
Genealogy Indexer adds full-text and soundex search capabilities to important genealogical resources available elsewhere online. Includes 28,000 pages from 64 yizkor books.
Genealogy of Halychyna / Eastern Galicia
This website provides information about eastern Galicia and should be a starting point for someone researching their roots in this region.
Grand Dutchy of Lithuania Project
The Grand Duchy Research Project identifies documents relating to the lives of Jewish families who lived in Poland-Lithuania during the 17th and 18th centuries, and translates and publishes them on the Jewish Family History Foundation Website.
Israel Gen Web
This website is a member of the Mid-EastGenWeb Project and was created to serve as a resource to those researching their family history in Israel.
Israel Genealogical Society
Contains records covering the period of the resettlement of Israel.
Italian Genealogical Group
An organization dedicated to Italian genealogy whose website also contains databases of New York City and New Jersey naturalization and vital records.
Italian Jewish Genealogy
Collection of resources for getting started in Italian Jewish genealogy.
An online database focused on Jewish history and genealogy.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
The JGSGB was founded in 1992 to promote the study of Jewish genealogy in Great Britain.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Founded in 1985 by Betty Provizer Starkman, JGS of Michigan is a leader in education, research, information exchange forums and resources for Jewish genealogy.
Jewish shtetls in Lithuania
Links and general basic information for genealogy research on various Jewish shtetls in Lithuania.
JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy
JewishGen is the umbrella site for research sources including memorial books, Jewish cemeteries, Jewish Genealogical Family Finder, SIG’s, and much more.
JewishGen’s Holocaust Global Registry
Provides a central place for anyone searching Holocaust survivors, for survivors searching family members or friends, and for child survivors searching clues to their identity.
Joint Distribution Committee Archives
The Archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, also includes a searchable name index of more than 500,000 entries.
Searchable databases of Polish Jewish vital records containing 5.8 million records from 550 Polish towns, with records being added as they become available
The Knowles Collection
This collection is Todd Knowles’ ongoing work of creating a database on Jews of the Britain and Ireland in the 19th century.
The Latvian Names Project
The purpose of the Latvia Holocaust Jewish Names Project is to recover the names and identities of these members of the Latvian Jewish Community who perished and to ensure that their memory is preserved.
List of US World War II Casualties
Records of United States casualties in World War II.
The Lithuanian Holocaust Names Project
This project started as a result of a number of visits to Lithuania with visits to numerous mass murder sites. The main aim was to research the names of the victims of the Lithuanian Shoah.
Memorial Book at the German National Archives
This website allows the user to search the directory of names in the memorial book “Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933-1945.”
Memorial Book for the Victims of National Socialism at the University of Vienna in 1938
Online register of victims of National Socialist persecution at the University of Vienna and Vienna School of Medicine.
Miriam Weiner’s Routes to Roots Foundation
An organization dedicated to documenting Judaica in eastern European archives and perserving Jewish genealogical material. Includes search feature of the archival database.
Mount Zion Cemetery Interment Search
Mount Zion Cemetery encompasses an area of 78 acres. This cemetery is located in Maspeth, Queens near the Manhattan Border. When this cemetery was first established the surrounding area was considered to be rural.
NARA Genealogy Site
Genealogy page at the US National Archives.
A searchable online database of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust.
New York Public Libary – Yizkor Book Collection
The New York Public Library’s digitized collection of Yizkor Books.
Online Military Indexes & Records
This website is a directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA genealogy research. Included are rosters, databases of soldiers, and listings of military and war casualties.
The Poor Jews’ Temporary Shelter Database
Database of Jews who emmigrated via England.
Quebec City Passenger Lists Index 1865-1900
Lists of arrivals at Quebec City, Canada from 1865-1900 which list the name, age, country of origin and occupation of each person.
ScotlandsPeople – National
This site contains nearly 80 million records pertaining to Scottish and UK genealogy.
Searching Ashkenazic Reference Books in One Step
Searchable online database of Jewish surnames from Germany, Poland, Galicia and Russia.
Online genealogical resources for Sephardim.
Sephardic Name Search Engine
This site contains a search engine of Sephardic names (including English translations) and a plethora of other information about Sephardic genealogy and culture.
This link includes lists of small Jewish towns as well as bigger Jewish cities with information on these places. It also includes a collection of links for each town or “shtetl”.
South African Jewish Database
Online resources for South African Jewish genealogy and history.
National and International Phone Directories.
Tachna Family Web Album
Genealogy of the Tachna family from Poland.
The Talman Family – Private Family Genealogies
Welcome to our Talman web page. Here, you will find information on over 300 descendants of Berek and Malka Talman.
United States Vital Records Information
This page provides information about where to obtain vital records from each state, territory and county of the United States.
Yizkor book project
The Yizkor Book Project was organized in 1994 by a group of JewishGen volunteers led by Leonard Markowitz and Martin Kessel. A translation project was developed by Susannah Juni and implemented by Joyce Field.
A Forgotten Chapter: Holland Under the Third Reich
This is a transcript of a lecture given by Anthony Anderson at the University of Southern California on October 17, 1995.
Aktion Kinder des Holocaust (Action Children of the Holocaust)
In German only, this site provides reviews of Swiss articles and issues regarding the Holocaust. The site contains a search engine which can be used to search the archives.
Israeli Centers for Holocaust Survivors and the Second Generation focusing on psychological services and support. Contains also a database of all Austrian Nazi Victims (look for Projekte/ Holocaust).
American Friends of the Ghetto Fighter’s House
The American office of the Ghetto Fighter’s House, a leading Holocaust and Resistance Museum and education center in Israel.
Antisemitism and Holocaust
Extensive directory of sites on anti-semitism, anti-zionism, the Holocaust, Holocaust denial, and related topics.
Association of Holocaust Survivors in Sweden
The Association of Holocaust Survivors in Sweden is a nationwide organisation that was founded in 1992 as a reaction to denial of the Holocaust. The membership comprises survivors of Nazi persecution, as well as their children.
Camps Liberated by the 12th Armored Division
A list of Dachau satellite camps liberated by the US Army 12th Armored division.
Cybrary of the Holocaust
Forum for Holocaust survivors and their descendants, to promote remembrance.
Companies Affiliated with Concentration Camps
A list of companies who used slave labor from concentration camps and the camps where they operated.
The Genocide of the Czech Jews
This commemorative book lists the names of those who became the victims of deportation, by means of which the German occupation powers dragged away from the Czech lands the men, women and children covered by the Nuremberg Laws.
The Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation
The Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation creates the opportunity for young people to understand the world and translate that understanding into positive action.
Research site for Holocaust scholars allowing communication between individuals. It also makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids.
HateWatch is a nonprofit organization that monitors the growing and evolving threat of hate group activity on the Internet. It maintains an extensive annotated link directory of sites for combating bigotry and hate group sites
Haynt: a tsaytung bay yidn, 1908-1939
Chaim Finkelstein was the last editor of Haynt, a Jewish Newspaper in Warsaw, Poland, before the Holocaust. His book, Haynt: a tsaytung bay yidn 1908-1939, chronicles the history of the newspaper throughout its existence.
Hitler’s life – timeline
This history follows the rise of Hitler from his birth in 1889 through his becoming Dictator of Germany in 1933.
The Holocaust Chronicle web site
This is an excellent website of the 800 page, not-for-profit book, published in March 2000. The entire book has been reproduced on line with extensive search capabilities. There is no charge or registration requirements to utilize this extensive web resource.
Holocaust Collection – Footnote.com
Includes biographies of Holocaust victims and survivors, information on concentration camp, looted artwork and access to the National Archives’ Holocaust records collection.
The Holocaust crimes heroes and villains
This site includes general essays and information on major people and themes of the Holocaust.
Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team
A documentary site maintained by a group of independent Holocaust researchers to inform and educate people about the Holocaust, focusing on the events surrounding the Aktion Reinhard extermination program conducted by the Nazis in Poland.
Holocaust Guide at about.com
Jennifer Rosenberg is the about.com guide at this Holocaust site featuring weekly articles and organized links.
Holocaust History Project
Created to refute revisionist historians, this still new site contains many essays and links about the Holocaust. Included are transcripts/translations of Nazi reports (such as the Stroop Report) and the Nuremberg Trials.
The Holocaust in the Baltics
Information about the Holocaust in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia as well as current events concerning antisemitism and the current East European Jewish community.
The Holocaust (Poetry and Plays by John Raymond Zinn Green)
A collection of Holocaust-themed literature by John Raymond Zinn.
A collection of 167 Holocaust-related links in several languages.
The Holocaust Ring
This listing of thirty-five diverse web sites provides access to content on many aspects of Holocaust study, including but not limited to: web sites about individual survivors, web sites about liberation of the camps and teacher resource web sites.
For a guide to teaching Holocaust studies using the Internet, teachers can take a look at David Dickersons personal page, Holocaust/Shoah.
I*EARN Australia Holocaust Genocide Project
An international, nonprofit, telecommunications project focusing on the study of the Holocaust and other genocides.
Idea — A Journal of Social Issues
Essays regarding social history issues (mainly dealing with totalitarian governments and racism), including some about the Holocaust. Also contains a gallery of modern-day photographs of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Mauthausen, as well as links and search capabilities.
Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War (ICE)
An international commission which was established by the Swiss government to investigate the volume and fate of assets moved to Switzerland before, during and immediately after the World War II.
Information about German/Nazi scientists recruited by the US.
Document concerning Operation Paperclip.
International March of the Living
The International March of the Living is a yearly journey in which thousands of primarily Jewish teens from around the world gather in Poland and Israel to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israel Independence Day.
Jewish Labor and the Holocaust
This exhibit presents a portfolio of a hundred photographs and documents from the JLC (Jewish Labor Committee) Collection.
The Legacy Project
This site is a gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century and is dedicated to exploring issues of remembrance in different cultures, in order to better understand the contemporary situation.
Leni Riefenstahl Filmstills
This is an archive of still pictures from two of Riefenstahl’s Nazi propaganda films: Triumph of the Will and Olympiad.
Leni Riefenstahl: Internet Resources
This site is a list of information and Internet resources about Leni Riefenstahl, the official Third Reich videographer, created by Bill Barrett.
Links to the Holocaust
Subject directory on Holocaust-related topics such as art, audio, video, camps, children, denial, discussion groups, eye witness testimony, ghettos, restitution, recovery, teaching resources, remembering surivors, time line, war criminals.
Liquidation of Jewish Enterprises (1941-1942)
A history of the takeover of Jewish-owned businesses in Slovakia.
Meyer’s Holocaust Links
This is meant to be as comprehensive a list as possible; I have tried to include all kinds of sites, from the most personal to the most professional.
Murder by Government — Democide
Professor Rudy Rummel has created this site as an analysis of 20th century genocide sponsored by governments. Contains information about some pre-20th century democide, as well as details of all democides which occured between 1900 and 1987.
This Web site supplements the PBS Frontline documentary that examined the financial relationships between Switzerland and Nazi Germany. A chronology of events, a set of links to related Web sites, and information for claimants are provided.
A syllabus and information from a course detailing Nazi medical science and human experimentation. Provides links and information on many Nazi doctors.
War Stories: Reporting in the time of conflict. An essay by Harold Evans. This may raise the context of how the Shoa might have been better reported at the time it occurred.
The Nizkor Project
Nizkor (Hebrew for “we shall remember”) is dedicated to remembering the nearly twelve million civilians and POWs killed by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime, and to refuting and marginalizing those who say “it never happened.”
One Thousand Children Inc. (OTC)
The Story of How American Families and Organizations Rescued Children of the Holocaust.
Paintings of Tamara – a Child Holocaust Survivor
A collection of paintings by Holocaust survivor Tamara Deuel.
Poetry in Hell
Poetry in Hell is a web site dedicated to the poets, both in the Warsaw ghetto and elsewhere, whose poetry, was secretly collected by the members of the “Oneg Shabbat Society“, preserved and buried in the Warsaw ghetto.
Rabbis who Perished during the Holocaust
Available in Hebrew. Online version of the book ????? ????? ?????[Rabbis who Perished during the Holocaust] by Penina Meizlish.
The Remember the Women Institute
This Web site includes information on Institute projects dealing with research on women, focusing on the Holocaust era. Updated information on current projects and a bibliography of works in English are included.
Remembering the Kindertransport
Contains Information about the Kindertransport movement and the film My Knees Were Jumping; Remembering the Kindertransports including photos, bibliographies and summaries of books
Michael Knigin’s online collection of Artcommemoraring the dead and living heroes of the Holocaust.
Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the holocaust
Who are the rescuers, the men and women whose gripping personal narratives make up the core of this remarkable book? Why did they risk everything-even their lives and those of their families-to save Jews marked for death during the Holocaust?
Responses to the Holocaust: A Hypermedia Sourcebook for the Humanities
This site introduces the viewer to the various discourses, disciplines, media, and institutions that provide significant critical and theoretical positions and discussions concerning the Nazi genocide of the Jews of Europe, 1933-45.
Salvation of Bulgarian Jewry during World War II
This Web site includes resources on Bulgarian Jews, the history of the Holocaust in Bulgaria, and how Bulgarian Jews were rescued.
The emphasis of the Shamash collection of Web site resources is on combating Holocaust denial and revisionism. There are links within this collection to historical documents and excerpts of perpetrator testimonies.
Shoa.de Zukunft braucht Erinnerung
Available in German. Shoa.de is the biggest portal in German language featuring comprehensive information on holocaust and third Reich.
TRACES is a non-profit educational organization created to gather, preserve and present stories of people from the Midwest and Germany and Austria who encountered each other during World War II.
Geschichte im Internet: NS-Zeit und Zweiter Weltkrieg (German)
In German (with some sections in English), this site provides information about German politics and history in the years up to and including the Third Reich.
Information on the T-4 program and concentration camps.
The Warsaw Ghetto Site
The Warsaw Ghetto site is a collection of facts from the history of the ghetto based on archival and bibliographical data.
The Wiener Library
The Wiener Library has published fully searchable document descriptions from the Nazi Party main archive, including personal papers of Adolf Hitler, Julius Streicher and Heinrich Himmler.
Women and the Holocaust
Dedicated to all of those women: Who were murdered while pregnant. Holding little hands of children or carrying infants in their arms on the way to be gassed.
The Bagnówka Project
The Bagnówka Project is a growing collection of photographs, postcards and maps depicting Jewish life in pre-war Poland.
The Chronicles of the Vilna Ghetto
Collection of wartime photos of German soldiers from both WWI and WWII, unique pictures of unidentified prisoners of the ghetto, documents from the ghetto prison, photos of nazi criminals responsible for atrocities, Ponary then and now.
Gallery of Holocaust Images
A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust: Galleries of Holocaust Images
The Holocaust Album
A collection of historical and contemporary photographs relating to the Holocaust.
Holocaust Imagine Art Gallery
Imagine Art Gallery – Student Expressions
Links to Holocaust Photographs.
Holocaust Remembrance: A Photographic Memorial
85-image slide show memorial to the Holocaust.
Images of a lost community
100 of the photographs, containing people who have not been identified. Do you recognize one of them? If so, please send us a red-mail and let us know.
National Archives: World War II Photos
This is a representative sampling of photographs from World War II that can be found in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration.
People of a Thousand Towns
“People of a Thousand Towns”: The Online Catalog of Photographs of Jewish Life in Prewar Eastern Europe.
Photographs and Videos of Pre-Holocaust Jewish Poland
A collection, primarily in video format, of photographs of various Jewish communities of Poland.
Photographs Documenting the Holocaust in Hungary
A collection of photographs of the events of the Holocaust in Hungary.
State of Hessen (Germany) – Old Photographs
The photos on this educational website show Jewish persons in their local villages and towns in Hessen before the Holocaust.
Tomasz Wisniewski – Poland photos pre-1945
This album contains hundreeds photos of Poland prior to 1945. It includes Kresy pre-1939 (eastern provinces), Poland pre-1939 (western provinces), and Poland 1939-1945. Images are from the Tomy Wisniewski Collection.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Photo Archives
The online photograph archives of the United States Holocasut Memorial Museum.
Yad Vashem Photo Archive
Yad Vashem’s photo archive, consisting of around 200,000 Holocaust-related photographs, around 130,000 of which are currently online.
Alliance: le premier magazine intercatif de la communaute juive francophone
Online French-Jewish magazine. Website available in French.
American Jewish Committee
The American Jewish Committee has worked since 1906 to safeguard and strengthen Jews and Jewish life worldwide by promoting democratic and pluralistic societies that respect the dignity of all peoples.
American Jewish Historical Society
The AJHS fosters awareness and appreciation of the American Jewish heritage and serves as a national scholarly resource for research of Jewish history.
American Sephardi Federation
The ASF is an organization that strengthens and organizes the religious and cultural activities of Sephardic Jews, preserves Sephardic heritage, tradition and culture in the United States.
The Anti-Defamation League
The ADL is the world’s leading organization for fighting anti-Semitism.
Beyond the Pale: The History of Jews in Russia
This exhibition depicts the history of anti-Jewish attitudes and of anti-Semitism today, a form of intolerance that in our century caused the death of millions of people.
Czech Torah Network
On this page you can find 50 highly selective links to help you learn about the Holocaust and what it means to Jewish heritage
Der Bay is an online collection of many Yiddish language resources, including word lists, games, Yiddish language clubs and associations and more.
European Sephardic Institute
In the archive of issues of Los Muestros (in English, French, and Ladino) can be found numerous articles about destroyed Sephardic communities and the Holocaust of Sephardic Jewry. Contains many photographs and links (Sephardic sites, Israel, etc.),
The Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture
Includes link to memorial at Auschwitz being installed by the Sephardic community for those fallen at the Nazi hands.
Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Poland
The Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Poland is dedicated to the preservation and commemoration of surviving monuments to Jewish cultural heritage in Poland, the website also contains a list of Jewish cemeteries in Poland.
Global Jewish Database (the Responsa Project)
The Global Jewish Database (the Responsa Project) contains the world’s largest electronic collection of Jewish texts in Hebrew ever recorded, which embody thousands of years of Jewish learning.
HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library
Includes more than 50,000 photographs from 85 countries and territories.
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Who are we when we say “HIAS?” HIAS not only includes a worldwide staff of more than 100 employees and the 57 people who sit on our board of directors but also a support base of over 14,000 generous individuals.
Available in Hebrew and English, a comprehensive bibliography of about 90% of Hebrew language books printed between 1470 and 1960.
Has more than 40,000 safrim online.
International Survey of Jewish Monuments
Provides information about historic Jewish sites around the world.
Israel Phone Book
Israel Phone Book is the White Pages for Israel entirely in English.
Jewish Funeral Service in Chicago
Among other things, this site helps calculate yahrtzeits (death anniversaries) by converting Hebrew calendar dates to Gregorian calendar dates and vice versa.
Jewish Heritage Online Magazine
Innovative web monthly devoted to the study of classic and modern Jewish texts, culture and heritage.
Jewish Women’s Archive
A website documenting the history of Jewish women in America.
Jewish-American History on the Web
Official website of the Jewish-American History Foundation. Includes detailed histories of the Jews in America and digital texts of primary historical documents.
This Web site is maintained by the International Council of Christians and Jews, and contains content in English, German, Portuguese and Spanish. The contents include an extensive list of articles and papers on Jewish-Christian relations.
JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
This site describes the services of the Jewish news wire service. With correspondents all over the world, the JTA serves as a source of international and national news for over 100 publications relating to Jewish issues.
Judaica Europeana – Jewish Culture Online
Judaica Europeana works with cultural institutions to identify and provide access online to content which documents the Jewish presence and heritage in the cities of Europe.
Jüdische Schriftstellerinnen und Schriftsteller in Westfalen (Jewish Authors in Westphaila)
Available in German. Jewish Literature of Westphalia, Germany from the 12th to the 20th century.
Judaica, Jewish Web Directory
Museum of Family History
The Museum of Family History is a virtual, multimedia, and interactive creation that was designed for those who are interested in learning more about modern Jewish history.
The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF)
The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF) is a unique nonprofit motion picture archive, distributor and resource center housing the largest, most comprehensive collection of Jewish-themed film and video in the world.
An interactive Jewish calendar for events and holidays.
Rabbi William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection
The collection at the College of Charleston includes over 100 linear feet of rare books, fine art, postcards, illustrated journals, greeting cards, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers and much more.
Save the Music
Save the Music is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of cultural music through its digitization and placement on the Internet.
The Jewish Network: strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art Internet tools to Jewish organizations.
Shema Yisrael Torah Network International Burial Society
Information about Jewish funerals.
The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism engages in research on antisemitism throughout the ages, focusing on relations between Jews and non-Jews, particularly in situations of tension and crisis.
Steven Spieliberg Jewish Film Archive
The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive was founded in the late 1960s by Prof. Moshe Davis and other historians at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Synagogues of the World, Volume 1
Part 1 of a 144-image slide show of synagogues from across the globe.
Synagogues of the World, Volume 2
Part 2 of a 144-image slide show of synagogues from across the globe.
News and Information
Learn about the Yiddish language and culture as you visit the virtual shtetl.
World Jewish Congress
Official website of the World Jewish Congress.
Bartnowski Family in Zabludow – Private Family Genealogies
Private site about the Bartnowski Family in Zabludow and further informaton about Zabludow.
Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group CRARG
The Czestochowa-Radomsko Area Research Group gathers lists of Jewish residents of Czestochowa, Radomsko, and the small towns nearby, as well as Holocaust death lists and survivor lists from around Poland.
The Foundation Monumentum Iudaicum Lodzense
Lodz Jews Heritage
In memory of Szczuczyn, Poland
Memorial to the Jewish history of this town as it once existed, including photos of residents and of the town itself, maps, and surname lists.
In memory of Wizna, Poland
Memorial to a small Jewish community that was eradicated by the Holocaust. Includes maps and photographs of residents, the town, and the Jewish cemetery.
Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien (Jewish Community of Vienna)
Available in German and English. Website for the Jewish community of Vienna
Jewish Community of Siedlce
History and photographs of the former Jewish community of Siedlce, Poland and survivor testimonies.
Klodawa: A Family Portrait
A genealogy of the Przedecki family from Klodawa, Poland. Also includes a list of surnames from the Klodawa area accompanied by family histories or photographs.
List of Bialystok Children
Bialystok children’s transport list from Theresenstadt to Auschwitz.
Memorial to a small Jewish community of 800 murdered on July 7, 1941. Includes modern and historical photos, list of surnames, and information about descendants of the town in Israel and New York.
The Warsaw Ghetto site is a collection of facts from the history of the ghetto. The facts are stored in a form of an Internet database. It was designed in the way that enables its users to easily find related information on specific subjects: people
We Remember the Jewish Communities of Poland!
This web page lists 1578 Jewish communities in Poland.
A source of information for Jews and Jewish life in Zaglembie, Poland.
The Anne Frank Center USA
The AFCUSA was founded to educate people about the causes, instruments and dangers of discrimination and violence through the poignant story of Anne Frank.
The Anne Frank House
Visit the building where Anne Frank and her family went into hiding.
The Nahum Goldmann Museum of The Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The Candles Holocaust Museum
This museum is the only one of its kind in the State of Indiana. Its slogan is, “Let us remove hatred and prejudice from the world and let it begin with me.”
The Center for Jewish History
Opened to the public in 2000 as the campus to its five partner organizations, the Center for Jewish History unites under one roof the collections that represent centuries of Jewish life – defining one people and many cultures.
The Desert Holocaust Memorial – Palm Springs
This is a monument memorializing lost parents, children, loved ones, and millions of innocent people.
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center
Serving as an educational facility to promote knowledge of the events of the Holocaust.
The Florida Holocaust Museum
The museum is dedicated to advancing public awareness, education and understanding of the Holocaust, honoring the millions of innocent people who suffered, struggled, and died in the Shoah.
Galicja Zydowskie Muzeum (Galicia Jewish Museum)
Available in Polish and English. Galicia Jewish Musuem in Krakow, Poland.
Ghetto Fighters’ House
Homepage of the Ghetto Fighters’ House, a leading Holocaust and Resistance Museum and education center in Israel.
Worldwide database of Holocaust memorials and museums, available in English and German.
Holocaust Museum Houston
This museum is both an education center and memorial.
Hoover Institute Archives
A description of the documentary holdings of the Hoover Institute at Stanford University regarding the rise of Nazism, World War II, and the Holocaust.
House of Responsibility
With the Project “House of Resonsibility”, the city of Braunau am Inn (Austria) is setting a signal to deal actively with the past, in order to build the future.
ICOM Virtual Library Museums Pages Germany
A list of links to museums throughout Germany.
Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day.
International Survey of Jewish Monuments
International Survey of Jewish Monuments (ISJM). ISJM is an independent, non-profit, membership based, educational organization dedicated to the documentation, study, care and conservation of historic Jewish sites throughout the world.
Japanese Holocaust Education Center
Available in Japanese and English. Gerneral Information about the Center (access, history) and a list of books about the holocaust in Japanese.
Jewish Historical Society of Michigan
Official website of the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan.
Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre (Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia)
A museum as well as a research institute with a library and collection of survivor testimonies.
The Jewish Museum of New York
Official website of the Jewish Museum of New York. Includes educational resources.
Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki
Available in Greek and English. The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki has been founded to honor the rich and creative Sephardic heritage as it evolved in the city after the 15th century.
Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (Jewish Historical Museum – Amsterdam)
Available in Dutch and English. Contains information on the history of the Jews in Amsterdam.
Jüdisches Museum Wien (Jewish Museum of Vienna)
The Jewish Museum of Vienna’s official website.
The Mechelen Museum of Deportation and Resistance (Belgium)
This museum explains how nearly one out of two Jews perished in Belgium during the second World War. It also tells of the resistance of Belgian Jews.
Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe
On 25 June, 1999 the German Bundestag passed a resolution to build a “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.” The Memorial, designed by New York architect Peter Eisenman, will be erected in the centre of Berlin.
National Photo Collection of the State of Israel
The national photo collection of the Government Press Office, a branch of the Prime Minister’s office, is the personal photo album of every one of us and of the State of Israel as it celebrates 50 years of independence.
Requiem for Babi Yar
The proposed monument for Babi Yar.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center
An international center for Holocaust remembrance and the defense of human rights and the Jewish people.
The Sydney Jewish Museum of the Holocaust and of Australian Jewish History
The official website of the Sydney Jewish Museum.
Terezin Chamber Music Foundation
The Terezin Chamber Music Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to assuring the permanence of the music written by composers who perished in the Holocaust.
Topographie des Terrors (Topography of Terror)
The documentation “Topography of Terror”, which opened in 1987, has been on display since December 1997 as an open-air exhibition in the excavations along the Niederkirchnerstraße.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and a memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.
Virginia Holocaust Memorial Museum
Exhibits’ descriptions with photos and other general information on the Virginia Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.
Zidovske Muzeum v Praze (The Jewish Museum in Prague)
Available in Czech and English. Includes an electronic encyclopedia of Jewish communities in the Czech Republic.
The “1939” Club
The “1939” Club has about 100 full-length survivor interviews.
Abe’s Story: A Holocaust Memoir
The story of Abraham Korn, a polish Jew and Holocaust Survivor
British Library, Holocaust Oral History Audio Collection
A collection of more than 440 hours of life story interviews of Jewish migrants and refugees to Britain, many of whom survived Nazi concentration and labor camps.
British Library, Jewish Experience in Britain and Holocaust Testimonies
Other Holocaust oral history interviews available at the British Library.
A keyworded database of transcribed oral history interviews of approximately 1,300 elderly Jews living in 15 countries.
The European Resistance Archive
The ERA features video interviews with protagonists of European anti-Nazi resistance in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Slovenia.
Forschungs- und Arbeitsstelle Erziehung nach/über Auschwitz (Research and Study Center for Holocaust Education on Auschwitz)
Irene Eckler has documented the story of the persecution of her family, which was never be allowed to live as a family, as a case study. She published her book in German and English language, and she permitted us to bring her story to the web.
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
9 Testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses, (with stream video files).
Holocaust Education Committee Central Ohio Survivor Video Project
A database of 48 testimonies of Holocaust survivors residing in Central Ohio.
Includes a collection of survivors’ stories.
A Website about a little Jewish boy: Horst Eichenwald.
The Last Sunrise
A true story and book by Harald Gordon, a polish Jew and Holocaust Survivor (with audio files).
Louisiana Holocaust Survivors
Louisiana residents share their stories in interviews conducted by the Southern Institute for Education and Research.
A Holocaust testimony collection of 150 video interviews of Jewish survivors and refugees to Great Britain.
USC Shoah Foundation Institute
The Institute’s archives contain about 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors.
Voices of the Holocaust Project
In 1946, Dr. David P. Boder visited refugee camps in France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany, carrying recording equipment.These recordings represent the earliest known oral histories of the Holocaust, which are available through this online archive.
Zwangsarbeit 1939-1945 (Forced Labor 1939-1945)
A collection of nearly 600 interviews of former forced laborers. Note: the interviews are in German.
Art Database of the National Fund
Here you can find information on art and cultural objects located today in museums and collections of the Republic of Austria or of the City of Vienna today, which might have been seized by the National Socialists.
Austria: National Fund for Holocaust Victims
The Austrian government web site contains information about reparations and efforts at restitution for victims of the Nazi regime.
Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
The Claims Conference’s mission is to compensate Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. This is achieved through a combination of negotiations, disbursing funds and seeking the return of Jewish property lost during the Holocaust.
ESRA (Hebrew for ‘help’) was established in 1994 to provide medical, therapeutic and social work services to Holocaust survivors and their families. In addition, it serves as a psychosocial centre for all Jewish people living in Vienna.
At Frenkiel International, caring professionals help clients reclaim assets confiscated by Nazi authorities before and during the Holocaust, and will help them through the sometimes difficult process.
German Compensation for National Socialist Crimes
This is a summary of German compensation programs, prepared by the U.S. Department of State, has been provided by the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States.
German Restitution for National Socialist Crimes
This site gives an historical overview of Germany’s restitution efforts.
Holocaust Claims Processing Office
The mission of this office is to assist individuals of all backgrounds seeking to recover assets deposited in Swiss banks prior to and during the Second World War and to assist individuals of all backgrounds seeking to recover monies.
The Holocaust Educational Trust — Claims Helpline
Summaries of some 25,000 records concerning property seizure by the British government of residents of enemy nations as well as property of organizations/companies based in enemy nations.
Holocaust-Era Assets at the US National Archives
The Holocaust-Era Assets web pages provide a better understanding of the record holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) relating to the looting, locating, recovering, and restituting Holocaust-Era assets.
International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims
ICHEIC was established in August 1998 to identify, settle, and pay individual Holocaust era insurance claims at no cost to claimants. ICHEIC ceased accepting new claim forms/applications on March 31, 2004.
National Museum Directors’ Conference
This project emanates from the United Kingdom, where the National Museum Directors’ Conference, an organization of museums, libraries, and related cultural institutions, assists with the hunt for artworks stolen during the Holocaust.
Österreichische Versöhnungsfonds (Austrian Fund for Reconciliation)
The Austrian Fund for Reconciliation, Peace and Cooperation was established in 2000 to disburse the voluntary payments made by the Republic of Austria to victims of Nazi forced labor.
The purpose of Project HEART is to help individuals with restitution for property that was confiscated, looted, or forcibly sold during the era of the Shoah.
Swiss Bank Dormant Accounts
This site contains information about dormant accounts in Swiss banks deposited before and during World War II. A list of account holders, proxies and powers of attorney is searchable and interested parties may file a claim with the information given.
Available in German. A search engine of the libraries several major World War II and Holocaust-related institutions in Germany.
The Archives for Study of the Later Psychological Effects of the Holocaust
Available in Hebrew. The archives for study of the later psychological effects of the Holocaust, in the Center for Study of Psychological stress, headed by Professor Shlomo Breznitz at the University of Haifa, has been active since 1979.
Archives of British Columbia
The state archives of British Coloumbia, Canada.
Australian National Archives
The national archives of Australia.
Austrian National Archives
National archives of Austria.
Center for Jewish History
The CJH has numerous historical collections and finding aids for researchers.
Central Zionist Archives of Israel
The CZA’s records cover the years 1880-1970 and document the growth of the Zionist movement worldwide, the development of the Jewish Home in Palestine and various aspects of the history of the Jewish people during the past 130 years.
Collections and Archives of USHMM
Research pages of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.
Drew University Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study
Homepage of Drew University Center for Holocaust and Genocide Study. Contains Photos used as evidence at the Nuernberg trials, calendar of events, bibliography of Holocaust reference books, and info about membership.
German National Archives
The national archives of Germany.
Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung (Hamburg Institute for Social Research)
Available in German and English. Hamburg Institute for Social Research was established as a non-profit foundation in 1984.
Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library
Contemporary history library and archive in London focusing on the Holocaust, its causes, legacies and contemporary Jewish history.
International Insitute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem
One of the foremost centers for Holocaust research in the world.
Irish Archives on Line
This web site contains information about archival collections open for public research in Ireland.
Leo Baeck Institute
The Leo Baeck Institute New York is a research, exhibition, and lecture center whose library and archives offer the most comprehensive documentation for the study of German Jewish history.
National Archives of France
The French national archives.
National Archives of the United Kingdom
The website for the National Archives of the United Kingdom.
Poland’s National Archives
Official site for the National Archives of Poland.
National Library of Israel
Website for the Israeli national library
The Strochlitz Institute for Holocaust Research at the University of Haifa
The Strochlitz Institute of Holocaust Studies was established at the University of Haifa in 1983.
Yeshiva University Libraries
The main page for the Yeshiva University library system.
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
YIVO is dedicated to the study and preservation of the Eastern European Jewish heritage. (This webpage contains only contact-adresses.)
The Chambon Foundation
The Chambon Foundation (formerly Friends of Le Chambon) was founded in 1982 by Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Pierre Sauvage, who serves as President. Sauvage was born in Le Chambon in 1944 to parents who had found refuge there.
This site was created to remember Dimitar Peshev who played a more than significant part in saving the Jews of an entire nation.
GARIWO – Garden of the Righteous Worldwide
GARIWO’s aim is to single out the Righteous wherever they may be, from the Holocaust to the gulags, from the Armenian genocide to the Bolivian massacres, from Pol Pot’s “killing fields” to Rwanda, Argentina, Chile, Bosnia, Kosovo and East Timor.
Holocaust Rescuers Bibliography
This bibliography lists works in English which discuss the lives and actions of rescuers during the Holocaust.
This man was a Polish underground agent who worked to bring the first news of Hitler’s extermination plans to the West.
Jan Zwartendijk was a Dutch business man and concul in Kovno who granted visas to refugees enabling them to leave Lithuania.
Janusz Korczak Living Heritage Association
The purpose of this Swedish association is to disseminate information on Janusz Korczak and his life. Janusz Korczak was a pediatrician and a teacher who cared for orphans in Warsaw and who refused to leave them when they were led to their deaths.
The Southern Institute for Education and Research presents this guide on Schindler.
PBS – Righteous Gentiles
Ten Polish rescuers are profiled on this site along with their oral histories.
The Story of Oscar Schindler–Rake and Saviour
This site provides information about the life and deeds of Oscar Schindler, with many pictures. It is based on articles written by Louis Bulow that have been published in Danish newspapers and magazines.
Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness
The website shares details of the little-known story of Sugihara and his family and the fascinating relationship between the Jews and the Japanese in the 1930s and 1940s.
Varian Fry, a 32 year old Harvard-educated classicist and editor from New York City, helped save thousands of endangered refugees who were caught in the Vichy French zone escape from Nazi terror during World War II.
Varian Fry: A Hero of our Own, Book Review
Sheila Isenberg’s biography of Fry, A Hero of our Own, tells the story of this WWII rescuer; the only American Righteous Gentile honored by Israel’s Holocaust Memorial.
In the months before World War II, 669 children, mostly Jewish, were transported from Czechoslovakia to Britain and other countries. This was due almost entirely to the efforts of a 29-year old stockbroker of German-Jewish heritage, Nicholas Winton.
Yad Vashem: The Righteous Among the Nations
Yad Vashem has recognized over 13,000 men and women as Righteous Among the Nations. This site explains this award for Righteous Gentiles.
Business and the Holocaust
Business and the Holocaust from Stock Maven provides information leading up to the Holocaust showing major ties between corporations and the Nazis with articles, book excerpts, historical and recent news media reports and war crimes trial transcripts.
Information about the 2000 trial in which David Irving, a British Holocaust denier, sued American professor Deborah Lipstadt for libel in an English court can be found on this Emory University Web site.
Eichmann Prosecutor Interview
An interview with Justice Gabriel Bach, who was Senior Prosecutor in the Adolf Eichmann trial.
Nazi Crimes on Trial
German Trials Concerning National Socialist Homicidal Crimes1945 – 1999. Compiled at the Institute of Criminal Law of the University of Amsterdam by Prof. Dr. C.F. Rýter and Dr. D.W. de Mildt.
Office of Special Investigations
The Office of Special Investigations detects and investigates individuals who took part in Nazi-sponsored acts of persecution abroad before and during World War II, and who subsequently entered, or seek to enter, the United States illegally.
Nuremberg Trial Project
Access to digitized photographs, court proceedings, and search engine of analyzed documents in Harvard Law School Library.