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Echoes and Reflections

Echoes & Reflections is dedicated to reshaping the way that teachers and students understand, process, and navigate the world through the events of the Holocaust. The Holocaust is more than a historical event; it’s part of the larger human story. Educating students about its significance is a great responsibility. Echoes & Reflections partner with educators to help them introduce students to the complex themes of the Holocaust and to understand its lasting effect on the world.

History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust

History Unfolded is a project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. It asks students, teachers, and history buffs throughout the United States what was possible for Americans to have known about the Holocaust as it was happening and how Americans responded. Participants look in local newspapers for news and opinion about various events that took place in the United States and Europe, and submit articles they find to a national database.  

United States Holocaust Memorial Musesum

living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.  The USHMM's website offers multiple resources for teachers including lesson plans, survivor testimonies, and access to primary sources.

USC Shoah Foundation

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education is dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.