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.


Yom HaShoah - Days of Remembrance 

The internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Yom HaShoah in English is known as Holocaust Remembrance Day to commemorate and honor the loss of approximately six million Jewish people during the second World War. It is a national holiday in Israel and celebrated by Jewish people all over the world.

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. 

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.



Claude Hipp | S.C. Voices: Lessons from Holocaust


Born in 1923 in Cross Hill, S.C., Claude Hipp was assigned to the Army infantry in North Carolina in 1943. He was shipped to Europe and marched through Camp Orsdorff where 9,000 workers had been...


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...