There is an enormous amount of information on the internet covering the horrific events of the Holocaust. As a help to researchers and the general public we have catalogued below those sites which we feel are essential reading if you wish to obtain a complete picture of the Holocaust (and human rights issues). We do not claim that the list is exhaustive; this is merely our choice. If you consider that we have not included a site which should be listed, then please write to us via our Contact us page.


  United Nations One of the best and most extensive websites covering Holocaust issues
  I survived A very visual site developed as a remembrance project
  International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Leads international co-operation on Holocaust remembrance and education
  The Nizkor Project An eclectic collection of Holocaust information
  Claims conference Dedicated to providing justice for Jewish victims
  Holocaust Memorials Memorials and monuments database
  UNESCO Intergovernmental website promoting human rights
  The Holocaust Project A site which collects general data on the Holocaust and with a comprehensive timeline of events

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

The world's largest security organisation but involved in human rights issues
  EU Agency for Fundamental Rights Agency dedicated to the fundamental rights of citizens in the European Union
  AEPJ Preservation and promotion of Jewish culture and heritage
  Centropa A unique oral history project of the Holocaust with an impressive digital database of images
  European Network Against Racism Network of organisations combatting racism across Europe
  CEJI A Jewish contribution to an inclusive Europe
  International Tracing Service A website funded by the German Government existing to help trace Holocaust victims
  Jews in Eastern Europe A recent and impressive initiative to collate the experience of Jews in Eastern Europe
  Judaica Europeana A digital project to preserve Jewish culture and heritage in Europe
  European Holocaust Research Infrastructure A new archive project which will bring together Holocaust resources
  European Shoa Legacy Institute A Czech initiative to focus on restitution and compensation and related projects
United Kingdom    
  Holocaust Education Development Programme An impressive programme to change and improve teaching about the Holocaust
  The Wiener Library The World's oldest Holocaust Memorial institution has a large collection of well-presented materials
  Holocaust Educational Trust Working to educate young people about the lessons to be learned from the Holocaust
  Holocaust Memorial Day Trust UK Government sponsored organisation focusing on 27 January memorial but with useful more general resources
  The Holocaust Centre A visitor centre which focuses upon the education of young people
  The Holocaust Explained A valuable website which addresses the needs of pupils in understanding the Holocaust
  "Elie Wiesel" National Institute The main website in Romania covering Holocaust issues run by the leading research body
  Romanian Institute for Recent History An Institute with a much broader remit than the Holocaust but nevertheless of interest
  Iasi Pogrom A section of an international site dealing with the atrocities in Iasi
  Jewish Virtual Library - Romania A site which puts the Holocaust in the historical context
  Yad Vashem Arguably the leading website in the world documenting the Holocaust
  Ghetto Fighters' House Museum Founded by Holocaust survivors it focuses upon Jewish resistance in the Holocaust and lessons for the future
United States    
  United States Holocaust Memorial Museum The leading resource in the United States on matters dealing with the Holocaust
  JewishGen A genealogy site but with important research and database sections
  The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous A website dedicated to those non-Jews who rescued Jews and which now supports those rescuers
  Jewish Virtual Library The most comprehensive online Jewish encyclopaedia in the world
  World Memory Project A partnership between, the USHMM and the public to build the largest archive of victims and survivors of Nazi persecution
  Voice Vision Oral history archive
  USC Shoah Foundation Institute Using visual history testimonies to fight prejudice, intolerance and bigotry
  Facing History and Ourselves Guidance and resources for teachers and schools worldwide A wealth of Holocaust information
  Georgia Commission on the Holocaust An interesting array of resources/projects created for use in the State of Georgia
  New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education A site full of resources for teachers
  Memorial Library A site that concentrates upon teaching about the Holocaust in a contemporary setting
  Jewish Museum of Australia A museum strong on education.
  Sydney Jewish Museum Both Holocaust and Australian Jewry history with an interesting display of online artefacts
  Jewish Holocaust Centre An innovative centre that has embraced technology but yet keeps in close touch with survivors
  Jewish Museum of Austria A high quality museum displaying effectively all aspects of its work
  Hartheim Memorial This castle was a euthenasia centre which shows its dark past and the attitudes of generations towards people with disabilities
  National Fund of the Republic of Austria A valuable site for all those interested in seeing how Austria has kept alive the remembrance of Holocaust events 
  National socialism and the Holocaust A site which focuses both on the historical perspective in Austria but also watches out for current abuses
  Salzburg Global Seminar A global think-tank which includes Holocaust and genocide issues in its remit
  Kazerne Dossin Documenting the persecution of the Jews in Belgium at the time of the Holocaust
  Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada A Holocaust educational centre for Western Canada with an array of easily accessible resources
  Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre Important museum and archive covering the Montreal migration and human rights awareness
  Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre An impressive resource in Toronto with plans for a much more extensive facility
  Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre A teaching museum with a focus on education. Interesting projects showing Canada's role in Jewish migration
  Women and the Holocaust An interesting and moving website
Czech Republic    
  Jewish Museum in Prague An innovative and active museum taking projects to neighbouring countries
  Danish Institute for International Studies  Holocaust and genocide research centre with a specialisation  on Danish experiences Educational website about the deportation of Danish children to the Nazi concentration camp
  Memorial de la Shoah Memorial to French Jews
  Le grenier de Sarah An animated journey for children illustrating what it was like to be a Jewish child in the Holocaust
  Fondation de la Shoah The leading French website for research and teaching of the deportation of French Jews
  House of the Wannsee Conference Sets out in stunning clarity and detail the Nazi plans for elimination of the Jewish people in Europe
  Bergen-Belsen This Memorial site covers the multi-faceted history of one of Germany's most notorious camps
  Degob An extensive database of testimonies. One in ten of the Holocaust victims was a Hungarian Jew.
  Holocaust Memorial Center A permanent exhibition of the Holocaust in Hungary
  Holocaust Education Trust Ireland The leading educational website on the Holocaust in Ireland
  CDEC Foundation Covers most aspects of Jewish history in Italy, including the Holocaust
  Latvian Names Project An ambitious project to account for the 70,000 Latvian Jews lost in the Holocaust
  Holocaust-Lest we forget Remembering the Jewish people of the Netherlands
  Anne Frank Museum The authoratative website concerning Anne Frank
  Digital monument A unique digital display of the loss of the Jewish community in the Netherlands
New Zealand    
  Wellington Holocaust Centre Founded only in 2006 this centre is a focal point for NZ Holocaust research and education
  Polish Institute of Jewish History History of the Polish Jews with particular emphasis on the Holocaust
  Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and museum The museum at the site of the world's largest mass murder


  Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center A vibrant Center with considerable Holocaust educational activity
South Africa    
  South African Holocaust & Genocide Foundation An interesting educational approach to the Holocaust and subsequent genocides