Holocaust Living History Workshop: Resources & Tools

Recommended Articles & Books

These articles are from the new edition of the Encyclopedia Judaica, Ed. by Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. They represent the most recent scholarship by leading historians in the field.
To view the online articles or books from off campus, UCSD students and staff will need to set their computers for Remote Access.

  1. In print in the Social Sciences and Humanities Library Reference Collection (Geisel Building)
  2. Encyclopedia Judaica Online in the the UCSD Libraries Databases A-Z list. Links on the titles below go directly to the articles.

Titles below give volume and page number, and are also linked directly to the online articles.

Memoirs by Local Survivors

  • Hillman, Laura. I will plant you a lilac tree: a memoir of a Schindler's List survivor. New York: Atheneum Children's Books, 2005. 
    SSH 5th Floor DS135.G5 H48654 2005
  • Midler, Benjamin. Life of a Child Survivor from Bialystok, Poland: a true story: biography of a thirteen-year old boy in the ghettos and concentration camps during World War II. San Diego, B. Midler, 1999.
    SSH 5th Floor DS135.P63 M54 1999 
    Downloadable version
  • Schenk, Sydney. A transcription of his testimony as told in the Visual History Archive,
    recorded on March 10th, 1995 in Los Angeles. It is translated from the original Hungarian
    into English and provided by his son, Frederick Schenk.
  • Schindler, Max. "The Chain: a story from the Shoah"
  • Stern, Martin. How do you like America? La Jolla CA : Martin O. Stern, 1999.
    SSH 5th Floor D811.5 .S72 1999

Published Memoirs by Survivors with Testimony in the VHA

Other Books


Reference Sources

SSH Reference books are available in the Social Sciences & Humanities Library reference collection on the 2nd floor of Geisel Library. Click on title for location. For those also online, off-campus use may be limited to UCSD students and staff.

Links for Educators

Holocaust Living History Workshop