Holocaust Remembrance

Our Holocaust Remembrance Collection includes The Holocaust Overview, Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust and S.C. Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust.

Jewish American Heritage Month (May)

Jewish American Heritage Month is an annual recognition and celebration of American Jews' achievements and contributions to the United States of America during the month of May.

Days of Remembrance

The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust. Each year state and local governments, military bases, workplaces, schools, religious organizations, and civic centers host observances and remembrance activities for their communities. These events can occur during the Week of Remembrance, which runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) through the following Sunday.

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The Enemy in Our Own Backyard!
The Enemy in Our Own Backyard!

Lesson

For many rural counties, the only exposure to the infamous Nazis was from newspapers, newsreels, and other war time propaganda which portrayed these soldiers as arrogant, deceitful, and even evil...

Overview VI: Bystanders and Rescuers | Holocaust
Overview VI: Bystanders and Rescuers | Holocaust

Document

"No one had any compassion or any kind of a nice word to say to us. There was no one to say, 'It's going to get better,' or, 'Don't worry.' At no time had you the luxury of hearing anything like that...
Overview V: Resisters | Holocaust
Overview V: Resisters | Holocaust

Document

"You had to keep it in your mind: 'I'm going to live. I'm going to survive.' If you lost the will, that was it. You had to have a strong will to survive." —Pincus Kolender, Charleston, Advice on How...
Overview IV: The Holocaust
Overview IV: The Holocaust

Document

"One day we heard someting that was very disturbing to all of us. We heard for the first time about Auschwitz in Poland. That's where the killing was done. That we would be sent there, and that we...

Partners

South Carolina Council on the Holocaust

South Carolina Council on the Holocaust

South Carolina Council on the Holocaust - The South Carolina Council on the Holocaust was established to develop an educational program to prevent future atrocities similar to the systematic program...