Lectures on The Holocaust
Lectures on The Holocaust
 

Topics of Discussion

KRISTALLNACHT 

• How did prior anti-Semitic incidents lead to Kristallnacht? 
 
• Who were the architects of the event? 
 
• What actually happened? 
 
• Who were the people involved? 
 
• How was it handled by the world press? 
 
• What were the results? 
 
 

REVENGE

• What actions did the Jews take against the Nazis? 
 
• What did the Russians do to settle the score? 
 
• What happened to all the stolen jewelry and art works? 
 
• What role did the Swiss government play in not returning deposited Jewish assets? 

 

COMING TO AMERICA

• Where did they go?  

 

• How did they get there? 

 

• How did they start anew? 

 

• Who helped them and how? 

 

• How were they viewed and how

did they view others? 

 

• How did they socialize in society? 

 

 

WHAT WERE THE DIFFERENT

CONCENTRATION

CAMPS? 

• How did the people arrive there? 

 

• What was a day like in the camps from

morning to night? 

 

• What were the selections? 

 

• Who performed them? 

 

• What happened after the selections? 

 

• Who was in charge and what was

the hierarchy? 

 

• What was SS? 

 

• Who survived and how?

 

THE NUREMBERG TRIALS 
• Who were the accused? 
 
• What was their crime? 
 
• What were the verdicts? 
 
• Why weren’t many high level Nazi’s indicted? 
 
 
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO BE A CHILD  OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS?
• What are the scars that plague the parents? 
 
• What are the scars that plague the children? 
 
• What are the integrated family dynamics? 
 
• Requirements of children of holocaust survivors? 
 
• Work ethic of the parents of holocaust survivors?

 

 

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