The Museum has identified topic areas for you to consider while studying the Holocaust. An introduction to the topic areas is essential for a sense of the breadth of the history of the Holocaust. The following topics also provide context for the events of the Holocaust: antisemitism, Jewish life in Europe before the Holocaust, the aftermath of World War I, and the Nazi rise to power.
Topics to Study
Organized by theme, this site presents an overview of the Holocaust through historical photographs, maps, artifacts, and audio clips.
Nesse Godin, who survived a concentration camp, four labor camps, and a death march, has dedicated her adult life to teaching about the Holocaust and the danger of unchecked hatred.
Learn about programs the Museum has developed for youth in the Washington, DC, region and throughout the country.