International Holocaust Memorial Day is Jan. 27 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Holocaust_Remembrance_Day
Here materials to learn about the Holocaust from USHMM in Washington: https://www.ushmm.org/learn
Here an article students could read: http://metro.co.uk/2017/01/20/when-is-holocaust-memorial-day-2017-and-why-is-it-important-6394055/
Harry Bibring, now 91, recalls his Holocaust experience, born in Vienna. He was 12 in November 1938 during the great Kristallnacht pogrom across Germany and Austria, and later fled to the UK. All his family was murdered. Harry discusses a bit the work he does speaking in schools in the UK: http://news.sky.com/video/holocaust-survivor-recalls-his-experiences-10744410 A personal brief interview students would appreciate and readily understand.
Laurence Rees, THE HOLOCAUST: A NEW HISTORY has just been published Jan. 2017 in the UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Holocaust-New-History-Laurence-Rees/dp/0241297001
Statement from the political party DIE LINKE in Germany on Holocaust Day (in German):
An exhibition of student-created artwork, installations based on historical photgraphs provided by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Through their installations, the students and their teachers from six different schools in Hungary addressed the question of local complicity, collaboration and rescue during the Holocaust. One of the most recent and most innovative projects of the Visual World Foundation in Hungary that contributes to awareness raising about the bystander effect as well as to visual arts and media literacy education.
For more information read the article about the exhibit’s début in April 2016: http://www.voanews.com/a/holocaust-lessons-inspire-hungarian-students-art/3298721.html
You can also contact VWF and invite the traveling exhibition: [email protected]
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