Holocaust

  • (noun): An act of great destruction and loss of life.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on holocaust:

Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum
... The Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum is located in Șimleu Silvaniei, Romania and was opened September 11, 2005 ... Claims Conference, Elie Wiesel National Institute for Studying the Holocaust in Romania, among other philanthropic and pedagogical partners ...
Rescue Of Jews In The Holocaust
... of rescuers who helped Jewish people and others to escape from the Nazi Holocaust during World War II, possibly the most well-known among whom was Oskar Schindler ... Since 1963, Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Israel, has recognized 22,216 people as Righteous among the Nations (as of January 1, 2008) ... The commission, called The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Israel, organized by Yad Vashem and headed by an Israeli Supreme Court justice, has been charged ...
David Wyman - Major Publications
... Press, 1968) ISBN 0-87023-040-9 The Abandonment Of The Jews America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945 (Pantheon, 1984) ISBN 978-0-394-42813-0 editor of America ...
Nechama Tec
... sociologist Daniel Bell, and is a noted Holocaust scholar ... on which the 2008 film Defiance is based, as well as a study of women in the holocaust ... She survived the Holocaust thanks to her life being saved by Polish Catholics ...
Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum - History
... Of those few remaining Jews who survived the Holocaust and remained in Romania, the last Jewish family emigrated from the region during the mid-1960s, while the country was still under Communist rule ... Alex Hecht a New York dentist and son of Holocaust survivors Zoltan and Stefania Hecht, who was born in the nearby village of Nuşfalău ... The Museum now functions as an educational hub and essential resource for Holocaust Education in the region ...

More definitions of "Holocaust":

  • (noun): The Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler.
    Synonyms: final solution