Today we begin Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here at PunkTorah, we have four resources that give pause to reflect on the meaning of the Jewish community’s greatest modern tragedy.
Learn About the Holocaust on Darshan Yeshiva
Our Intro to Judaism course has a great series of Jewish history videos, including ones on the Holocaust. Register today for a 14-day free trial.
Jewish Philosophy After the Holocaust
How could a loving God allow the Holocaust to happen? This is one of many questions Jewish philosophers sought to answer. This two part video series covers the debate, and many others.
This video made by PunkTorah was released three years ago on Hitler’s birthday.
Written by YentaPunker, a poem that demands us to “take a number”.
Irena Sendler: the Non-Jewish Holocaust Hero
In 1999, a group of Kansas students began a research project dealing with the Holocaust. During their research they heard a rumor about a “female Oskar Schindler” and decided to investigate. Their investigation turned into an incredible account of a Polish woman who managed to save over 3000 Jewish lives during the Nazi occupation of Poland.