Explore the events that led to the systematic murder of six million Jews and millions of other innocent victims. Discover the stories of survivors, witnesses, and rescuers that raise essential questions about the nature of human behavior.
Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
The role of American soldiers in the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II is examined in this documentary.
Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.
Explore three stories of choices people made during World War II and consider their complexities, their impact, and what they can teach about human behavior.
This film examines the motivation behind rescuers assisting victims in Nazi-occupied Europe. What moral and ethical dilemmas did non-Jews face when deciding to engage in rescue work?
Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.
This film documents the poignant and anguished stories of descendants of the Nazis, who confront their family’s past and communicate their most profound feelings of guilt by inheritance.
In this drama set in a concentration camp, a group of new inmates unsure of their appointed fates begins asking how God could allow for so much suffering.
In this interview, Alfons Heck recalls his experience as a high-ranking member of the Hitler Youth, discussing the importance of peer pressure and propaganda to Hitler’s ability to recruit children.
Use this guide to support teaching about the documentary film I'm Still Here which explores a collection of diary entries from young people who witnessed the Holocaust.
Investigate perpetrator behavior with historian Christopher Browning’s study of the men of a police unit that killed Jews during World War II.