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Our resources can help you learn more about the Holocaust and genocide and plan your own HMD activity. Explore life stories of survivors and those who were murdered, virtual activities, schools materials, films, images and more. You can filter them by genocide and type of resource.

Youth Forum Societies Toolkit Activity template Youth resources

Youth Forum Societies Toolkit

The Youth Forum Societies Toolkit has been created to provide you with ideas about how your university society, club or group can engage with Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). We hope this guide will help you to find a way to mark the day in a meaningful way and look forward to hearing about your event or activity!

Yvonne Bernstein Life Stories

Yvonne Bernstein

Yvonne Bernstein was one of thousands of Jewish children hidden across Europe during the Holocaust. Her identity disguised, she was able to survive, avoiding the fate of 1.5 million Jewish children who were murdered by the Nazis.

Young people persecuted by the Nazis: an educational resource Activity template Schools materials Youth resources

Young people persecuted by the Nazis: an educational resource

These resources explore the lives of 12 young people who experienced Nazi persecution because of who they were. The contents of these resources contain firsthand accounts, historical context and questions to be considered. The questions can be used to lead engaging and thoughtful discussions around the experiences of these young people.

Smajo Bešo OBE Life Stories

Smajo Bešo OBE

Smajo Bešo has seen the worst and best of humanity. After surviving the horrors of the genocide in Bosnia, he found refuge and safety in the UK where he now proudly embraces his Bosnian roots and new-found Geordie identity.

Sanela Saracevic Life Stories

Sanela Saracevic

Sanela Saracevic managed to escape the horrors of the Bosnian war in 1993, yet the memories of its atrocities continue to haunt her. With her family, she was compelled to leave her homeland in pursuit of safety. She has transformed her painful past into a source of inspiration, using it to nurture hope for a better future.

HMD Holocaust and genocide film screening and discussion resources Films Virtual

HMD Holocaust and genocide film screening and discussion resources

These resources have been created to provide educators and Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity organisers with suggested films that talk to both the Holocaust and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The resources also provide discussion points, questions and suggestions for further activities to take forward your learning and engagement with the Holocaust and more recent genocides.