• (noun): The Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler.
    Synonyms: final solution
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on holocaust:

Nechama Tec
... studied and worked with the highly-regarded sociologist Daniel Bell, and is a noted Holocaust scholar ... 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 ...
Rescue Of Jews In The Holocaust
... 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 with the ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum
... The Northern Transylvania Holocaust Memorial Museum is located in Șimleu Silvaniei, Romania and was opened September 11, 2005 ... Elie Wiesel National Institute for Studying the Holocaust in Romania, among other philanthropic and pedagogical partners ...

More definitions of "holocaust":

  • (noun): An act of great destruction and loss of life.