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How to Teach about the Holocaust in Schools

The IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust...

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This text, excerpted from the IHRA Recommendations for...

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Summary: Why, What, and How to Teach about the Holocaust

Benefiting from the expertise of delegates from more than 30 member countries, the IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust are intended to provide a basis for policymakers...

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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

These recommendations, written by a group of international experts, are crafted to help educators with fact-based and educationally sound techniques for teaching the complex and nuanced history of the...

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Genocide of the Roma commemorated at Lackenbach

On Saturday 16 November, the annual commemoration of the Austrian Roma and Sinti murdered during the Nazi regime took place on the site of the former "gypsy camp" Lackenbach in Austria.
 
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IHRA Executive Secretary Statement on Vandalism of Holocaust Survivor Photo Exhibition in Vienna

"It is deeply upsetting to see photographs of Holocaust survivors vandalised in Vienna for the third time. The IHRA condemns this hateful act of antisemitism and contempt for the victims of Nazism. We...

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Annual Commemoration for Roma and Sinti in Salzburg

On 26 April, 2019, the annual commemoration ceremony for the Roma and Sinti of Salzburg, murdered by the National Socialists, took place at the memorial Ignaz Rieder Kai 21.
 
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Austrian IHRA Delegation presents new website with video testimonies of victims of National Socialism

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Members of the Austrian Delegation, Martina Maschke and Werner Dreier, together with the Austrian Federal Minister of Education Prof...

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Von Geschichte berührt. Zwei junge Autorinnen schreiben über den Holocaust

As part of the International Holocaust Memorial Day, the Haus der Geschichte Österreich will examine the viewpoint of a young generation on the relevance of the memory of the victims of the Nazi...

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