Holocaust museum Chaired by author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, the Commission submitted its report to President Carter on September 27, 1979. The Commission's recommendation was to establish a memorial with three main components: a national Holocaust memorial/museum; an educational foundation; and a Committee on Conscience. In 1980, the United States Congress, by unanimous vote, established the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, with its mandate being the creation of a living…
Holocaust Webquest (National Holocaust Museum Website)
Holocaust Webquest:(Updated for the 2014-2015 School Year)Students will gain basic knowledge about the Holocaust by completing an internet-based worksheet. The Holocaust Webquest uses an amazing website created by United States Holocaust Museum. The website allows students to explore the key events of the Holocaust.
A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two
"A Train in Winter" is a biography of French women, many of them part of the Resistance Movement,who were sent to Nazi death camps during the German occupation of France during WWII. The desire to tell the world of the brutality endured there was, in large part, the reason that they fought to survive. By no means uplifting, but by all means enlightening and challenging. More poignant to me after recently visiting The National Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC.