It is difficult to remember the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust, where six million innocent souls perished simply because they were Jewish. But to not remember and talk about the Holocaust is even more dangerous since "those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Use the following resources as a starting point to help you understand not only what happened during the Holocaust, but also to know why we must never forget.
For some the Holocaust is ancient history; for others, the events remain real and ever-present. This overview gives a historical overview of Holocaust Remembrance Day, as well as a way we can respond today to that terrible chapter in human history.
Download this chapter from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein’s book, How Firm a Foundation, for a more in-depth understanding of some of the underlying challenges the Holocaust presents to people of faith — both Jewish and Christian.
Listen to a recording from Holy Land Moments, as Martin Weiss, a Holocaust survivor, tells the story of his arrival at Auschwitz, the largest Nazi killing center.
Holocaust survivor Martin Weiss continues with his story about arriving in Auschwitz, the largest Nazi death camp.
As Israel honors this week the memories of the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust, we hear from Helen Goldkind, a Holocaust survivor.