The Impact of the Holocaust

Trevor Yu, Socials 11, Block 1B, Ms. Moore. Introduction The Holocaust, coming from the Greek word “holos” (whole) and “kaustos” (burned), was the mass genocide of European Jews between 1933 and 1945, whom Nazi Germany deemed were inferior and threatened the racial ‘purity’ of Aryan German culture. Also known as the Hebrew word, “Shoʾah” (Catastrophe),…