Tomorrow, January 27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day that many people overlook as they go about their everyday lives, but I believe it is a significant day that is incredibly important to observe!
It has been said that when we forget history, we are doomed to repeat it. This is one reason it is vital we are educated about the past and are intentional about teaching the next generation the truth about what mankind is capable of doing. It is also important that the victims and the heroes be remembered and their stories told. Here a several resources that are good tools for teaching and learning.
This is an excellent documentary which gives a LOT of history not only on the Holocaust itself but on the history of Jewish persecution throughout history. It is a very good resource for learning some basic information that EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW!
This is the true story of one of the heroes of the Holocaust named Sophie Scholl. This girl and her brother displayed incredible courage and moral character in peacefully standing against the Nazi regime.