The following online resources represent a cross section of information related to the Holocaust available on the World Wide Web. To ease searching, the Web sites are grouped under topical headings and are annotated with brief descriptions. Resources are in English, unless otherwise noted. The Museum does not officially endorse any particular site or its content. We appreciate your comments and feedback about this page; please e-mail the Library at email@example.com.
Latest update: December 2008
Electronic resources on ghettos instituted by the Nazis to isolate the Jewish population.
Dignity & Defiance: The Confrontation of Life and Death in the Warsaw Ghetto
Online exhibition about the Warsaw Jewish community and its tragic fate under Nazi occupation. Details the history of the Warsaw Ghetto through scholarly articles, letters, and other documents, as well as historic photographs. Provides a bibliography, filmography, and a glossary.
Web site created to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz Ghetto. Offers a brief history of the Jewish community, photographs, a map and descriptive walking tour, and information on events associated with the anniversary commemoration. [Polish and English]
Photographs from the Warsaw Ghetto
Online exhibition of photographs taken in the Warsaw Ghetto. Offers scholarly analysis and brief captions for each photograph.
The Terezin Memorial
Informational site for the memorial and museum created on the grounds of the Terezin (Theresienstadt) ghetto in the Czech Republic. Traces the history of Terezin from its origins as an eighteenth-century Austrian fort to its tragic history during the Holocaust as a model ghetto and concentration camp for Jews from all over central and northern Europe. Provides a description of the exhibitions, a collection of current photographs, a calendar of events, and tourist information. [Czech and English]
Web site for Beit Theresienstadt at Kibbutz Givat Chaym Ichud, a monument, museum, archives, and educational center dedicated to documenting the history of the Theresienstadt ghetto (also known as Terezin). Includes information on how to request a fee-based search of a database with the names of nearly 150,000 ghetto prisoners and provides full-text access to the Theresienstadt Martyrs Remembrance Association’s newsletter.
Warsaw Ghetto Internet Database
An ongoing project of the Polish Center for Holocaust Research. Provides a comprehensive online encyclopedia of important people, places, and events in the history of the ghetto. [Polish and English]
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