International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Today (and every day) we mourn, commemorate, and decry antisemitism. “The day of remembrance is held each year to honor the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust at the hands of the Nazis, as well as remembering those who died in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur. This year, the UN’s…

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021

  Antisemitism is alive and well here, a fact that became clear to many when the insurrection and Capitol takeover occurred in early January. On this Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021, I don’t have many words of my own. Only a need to say loudly to everyone I can that this is malicious and pointedly white…

The Brave Cyclist: The True Story of a Holocaust Hero

Written by:¬†Amalia Hoffman Illustrated by:¬†Chiara Fedele For ages:¬†8-12 years old Language:¬†English and some Italian Topics Covered:¬†Judaism, WWII, Holocaust, Activism, Global Community,¬†Historical Events, Historic Figure, Sports, Cycling.¬† Summary:¬†Gino Bartali was a small and sickly child, but he loved riding a bicycle more than anything else. ¬†He got a part-time job at a bike shop to learn…

Miep and the Most Famous Diary

Written by:¬†Meeg Pincus Illustrated by:¬†Jordi Solano For ages:¬†6-12 years Language:¬†English & very little German Topics Covered:¬†Historical Figures,¬†Historical Events, Holocaust, Judaism, Global Community, WWII, Activism,¬†Strength, Resilience.¬† Summary:¬†This book opens with Miep hearing the footsteps of Nazi soldiers, coming to arrest the 8 Jewish people that she’s been helping to hide in attic storage rooms for the…