The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries—before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Number on Great Grandpas Arm is part a signature initiative at the museum that includes a companion special installation, and curriculum to connect stories of the Holocaust across generations. The Museum also includes several resources that can help those of those with Jewish ancestry explore their Family History, including links to JewishGen – an affiliated group that offers online tools for researching family history – and Heritage Testimonies a program that connects the decedents of survivors with school groups to discuss the history of the holocaust.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. This site includes resources such as Learn About the Holocaust which includes an Online Encyclopedia and an overview of the holocaust organized by topic area for middle school and high school students and teachers. The site also includes links to Holocaust Personal Histories that are part of the museum’s collection, and information about the museum’s Benjamin and Vladka Meed Registry of Holocaust Survivors.
This group organizes master classes and other events that bring New York City’s teachers together with the culture’s most brilliant and creative minds.