Online Resources


Join us as we explore various educational topics to help educators craft lessons in Social Studies, Human Rights, and more. We will be developing more Webcasts throughout the year so keep an eye on this page to join in!

WEBCAST: Why teach Human Rights?


Below is a list of links to informational websites:

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford – Unlocks the transformative power of individual and collective philanthropy to solve problems, strengthen community organizations, and provide permanent support for our Jewish community.


USC Shoah Foundation – The institute for Visual History and Education. Dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.


USC Shoah Foundation One Voice at a Time What is IWitness? Over 1,300 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning


Anti-Defamation League – The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for a


Echoes and Reflections – Leaders in Holocaust Education The mission of Echoes and Reflections is to prepare US secondary educators to effectively engage students in Holocaust education through a multimedia program that is meaningful, comprehensive, accessible, and integrated.


Unites States Holocaust Museum – A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.


Museum of Jewish Heritage a Living Memorial to The Holocaust – Created as a living memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust, the Museum honors those who died by celebrating their lives—cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today. New generations are taught how to recognize and fight contemporary instances of injustice and oppression.


The New England Holocaust Memorial – Inspired by a group of Holocaust survivors who found new lives in the Boston area, the New England Holocaust Memorial was built to foster reflection on the impact of bigotry and the outcomes of evil during World War II and to this day.


Yad Vashem – As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.


JCC Greater Hartford Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell JCC – Mandell JCC is a community of people of all ages, stages and beliefs who share laughter, learning, listening, and leading.  Members are part of a “neighborhood” where minds grow more active, bodies grow stronger, and friendships grow exponentially.


University of Hartford – The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies – The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies is devoted to teaching and original research in Judaic Studies from the Biblical to the modern periods. Faculty from around the world have created programs that are diverse and stimulating to the student body.


State of New Jersey Department of Education – Commission on the Holocaust – The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey..


Holocaust Center for Humanity -The Holocaust Center’s mission is to inspire teaching and learning for humanity in the schools and communities of this region through study of the Holocaust.


Generations of the Shoah Internations (GSI)– A worldwide network of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, linked together with the common goals of preserving and honoring our legacy, sharing resources and programming ideas, providing emotional support to our members, and tackling issues of mutual interest. Please explore this web site for resources and information about conferences, support networks, education, lectures, books, films and exhibits, pertaining to the subject of the Holocaust.


Films on Jewish History and Identity – This site, founded in 1999 by the acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Slawomir Grünberg, is used to research, distribute, and produce educational documentary films and educational programming with a special emphasis on themes connected to Jewish life, history and identity, as well as the history of World War II and the Holocaust.


Popje and Me– Heidi Fishman, author of Tutti’s Promise, gives middle and high school teachers a website full of materials to you with classes while reading her novel. She freely allows teachers to to lift, copy, and share. There are many original documents. Students can watch Tutti’s Shoah testimony* and hear her tell the events in her own words.  There are also links to various archives that she consulted while doing research for Tutti’s Promise.

Tutti’s Promise by Heidi Fishman