Bookstore Glossary Library Links News Publications Timeline Virtual Israel Experience
Anti-Semitism Biography History Holocaust Israel Israel Education Myths & Facts Politics Religion Travel US & Israel Vital Stats Women
donate subscribe Contact About Home

36 Questions About the Holocaust (#19-36)

Click on any Question to Reveal the Corresponding Answer:
[Questions 1-18]

19. Did the people of occupied Europe know about Nazi plans for the Jews? What was their attitude? Did they cooperate with the Nazis against the Jews?

20. Did the Allies and the people in the Free World know about the events going on in Europe?

21. What was the response of the Allies to the persecution of the Jews? Could they have done anything to help?

22. Who are the "Righteous Among the Nations"?

23. Were Jews in the Free World aware of the persecution and destruction of European Jewry and, if so, what was their response?

24. Did the Jews in Europe realize what was going to happen to them?

25. How many Jews were able to escape from Europe prior to the Holocaust?

26. What efforts were made to save the Jews fleeing from Germany before World War II began?

27. Why were so few refugees able to flee Europe prior to the outbreak of World War II?

28. What was Hitler's ultimate goal in launching World War II?

29. Was there any opposition to the Nazis within Germany?

30. Did the Jews try to fight against the Nazis? To what extent were such efforts successful?

31. What was the Judenrat?

32. Did international organizations, such as the Red Cross, aid victims of Nazi persecution?

33. How did Germany's allies, the Japanese and the Italians, treat the Jews in the lands they occupied?

34. What was the attitude of the churches vis-a-vis the persecution of the Jews? Did the Pope ever speak out against the Nazis?

35. How many Nazi criminals were there? How many were brought to justice?

36. What were the Nuremberg trials?

The Simon Wiesenthal Center