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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
1. Jewish pilgrims? 2. Beginnings : converging on Jerusalem 3. Jerusalem, the state cult, and the three harvest pilgrimages 4. Pilgrimage in the early diasporas 5. Life on the pilgrimage road 6. Oh, Zion : Jerusalem in the center 7. Jewish saints be praised! 8. The cult of the Rebbe : Hasidic pilgrimage 9. Praying at the tzadiq's tomb : Sephardic pilgrimage 10. The shrines of the Holocaust 11. The shrines of nationhood 12. Israel as a shrine for the diaspora 13. Roots pilgrimage 14. Shrine wars.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.