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Holocaust

The resources in this section of the website were developed for middle-school and high-school teachers. These materials can be used to supplement and enhance class' ongoing studies in history, art, and literacy.

Historical Background

To understand the significance of works of art and artifacts, it is important to understand their political, historical and social context.

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Works of Art

This section offers ideas for exploring the Holocaust through art and artifacts by highlighting ten unique objects from The Jewish Museum's extensive collection.

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Holocaust Activities

Each activity is connected to works of art and relates to specific academic disciplines, themes, and grades.

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Themes

The works of art and artifacts featured on this site have been grouped into four themes.

Memory
Community
Resistance
Propaganda

Maps and Timeline

Additional resources relating to the Holocaust are provided here.

Maps
Timeline

Resources & Glossary

A list of terms and definitions relating to art and the Holocaust along with further educational resources.

Resources
Glossary