Featured Article

Introduction to the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. The Nazis came to power in Germany in January 1933. They believed that Germans were "racially superior." They claimed that Jews were "inferior" and a threat to the so-called German racial community.

Explore the Encyclopedia

ID Cards

Explore the ID cards to learn more about personal experiences during the Holocaust.

Images

Browse photographs and explore encyclopedia content related to those images.

Tags

Find topics of interest and explore encyclopedia content related to those topics

Close

Thank You for Visiting the New Holocaust Encyclopedia

Welcome to the beta version of our new Holocaust Encyclopedia. We are still actively making changes to the site. Please leave us feedback about what you like, don't like, or anything you think could be improved about the site.

Feedback