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The Scholastic Holocaust reader presents the complex history of the Holocaust in an engaging, comprehensive and sensitive way.
Karen Pollock MBE, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust, added: "We are proud that Jason McCartney supports Holocaust Memorial Day.
After experiencing the barbarity of the Holocaust firsthand, he devoted his life to convincing the international community that there must be legal retribution for mass atrocities targeted at minorities, asking, “Why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?
Students will also be running a series of weeklong fundraising activities to raise awareness of Holocaust Memorial Day, and to raise funds for the Trust, which works with schools, colleges and communities across the UK to educate about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance.
But it also probes closely how theoretical questions have defined Holocaust studies and, in turn, how the Holocaust has defined theory.
Notable decisions at the plenary session included the approval of a Holocaust education project, and annual reporting on current issues related to anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, and research into the persecution of Roma during the Holocaust.
To document this on a map and see how the Holocaust affected every single community throughout Europe makes quite clear the scope of the Nazi regime's murder campaign," said Martin Dean, the editor of the encyclopedia.
The use of the Holocaust in film and its conceptualization as the ultimate evil on one hand, and its narration as a blueprint for freedom vs.
In 2004, the United Nations voted, by 149 votes out of 191, to formally commemorate the Holocaust atrocity.
Most European countries have laws banning denial of the Holocaust as historical fact.
Palestinians resent the way world powers reacted to the Holocaust by supporting the establishment of Israel in 1948, a move that left half the Arab population of then British-ruled Palestine as refugees in Gaza, the West Bank and abroad.