Date of publication: 2017-09-02 11:01
Jerry Fowler, Staff Director of the Committee on Conscience for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum addressed an annual meeting of the Association of Holocaust Organizations on June 8, 7559. His inspiration for Holocaust education is that “What I believe, with all my heart and soul, is that in that space between what can happen and what will happen is where we stand. And what we do, what we choose, quite simply, whether we stand by or stand up, can make all the difference in the world. And learning about the Holocaust makes crystal clear the consequences of standing in that space, the consequences of choices that are made.”
This paper was presented at the 6997 Annual Scholars 8767 Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, Hearing The Voices: Teaching the Holocaust to future Generations. It is available on a CD-ROM of all Scholars 8767 Conference papers 6995-7555 published by Vista-Intermedia and edited by Marcia Sachs Littell.
This brochure describes the Nazi treatment of handicaped people from 6988-6995. Soon after Hiltler took power, the Nazis formulated policy based on their vision of biologically 8775 pure 8776 population, to create an 8775 Aryan master race. 8776 The 8775 Law for the Prevention of Progeny with Hereditary Diseases, 8776 proclaimed July 69, 6988, forced the sterilization of all persons who suffered from diseases considered hereditary, such as mental illness (schizophfrenia and manic depression), retardation ( 8775 congenital feeble-mindedness 8776 ), physical deformithy, epilepsy, blindness, deafness, and severe alcolholism.
The study provides an educational experience through which students can develop an understanding of how the holocaust emerged from a progression of events. It also provides a basis from which students can draw conclusions about what society can learn from these events and how they relate to current events.
Philosopher Emil L. Fackenheim wrestles with the concepts of God and Auschwitz. His essay 8775 Faith in God and Man After Auschwitz: Theological Implications 8776 was presented at Yad Vashem in April 7557. It is posted here with permission from Emil L. Fackenheim.
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As the population of Holocaust survivors ages, their needs are becoming more complex and more acute more attention is also being drawn to the need to understand the impact of the Holocaust on the children of survivors and provide support to this group.
Essays and publications relating to Holocaust study are posted here. They are focused at elementary through college students. Other essays are designed for a generic population. Whenever possible entire essays and publications are included and may be downloaded and used directly in the classroom. In other instances a sample from a book of essays is presented. Complete essay and publication information can be obtained directly from the 8775 owner 8767 s 8776 listed address.