Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Holocaust Remembrance Day Lesson Plan. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Rescue Heroes of the Holocaust
Oskar Schindler defied the Nazis, risked his life, and saved over a thousand Jews by having them work in his factories. He is the subject of the biopic "Schindler's List."
By issuing passports and creating safe houses in Hungary, Raoul Wallenberg saved the lives of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.
Hermine Santrouschitz (Miep Gies) kept Anne Frank and her family safely hidden from the Nazis.
Chiune and Yukiko Sugihara believed in freedom and saved many Jews during WWII.
Friedl Dicker-Brandeis was an artist and teacher who gave children hope during the Holocaust.
Was the director of an orphanage who refused sanctuary and stayed with his orphans, even to the extermination camp.
Joseph Rotblat was a Polish physicist with a British passport who walked away from his position at the Los Alamos lab.
by Dr. Deb Donig, Assistant Professor of English Literature, Cal Poly
Anne Frank & Miep Gies are heroes to Freedom Writers founder and teacher, Erin Gruwell.
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Visit the MY HERO Calendar
Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Victoria Murphy.
Organizer created on 1/9/2020 8:06:36 PM by MY HERO Staff
Last edited 6/8/2020 5:48:39 PM by Xenia Shin