Germany

Exhibition and Symposium on the Èvian Conference

The Memorial to the German Resistance and the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University of Berlin has a special exhibition called “Closed Border. The 1938 international refugee...

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IHRA Plenary Meeting in Berlin, 13 June 2013

Photos: Trevor Good

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Germany Commemorates the 73rd Anniversary of Pogroms on 9 November 1938

Several events will be held across Germany today to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the November 1938 pogroms. The pogroms, also known as Kristallnacht, were a series of attacks against Jews...

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Israel and Bavaria, Germany Sign Educational Cooperation Agreement

Last week, Israel Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev and Bavarian State Minister of Education and Culture Dr. Ludwig Spaenle signed a cooperation agreement in the...

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International Auschwitz Committee Exhibition Opens in Berlin

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new exhibit entitled "Staying Together:  Hungarian Holocaust Survivors Report" will open in Berlin on Wednesday, 25 January 2012. The...

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German Bundestag Publishes Report on Antisemitism

The German Bundestag has released a report written by an independent panel of experts on antisemitism in German society. On 4 November 2008, the German Bundestag took the initiative to strengthen...

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Germany Launches Online Database of Places of Remembrance

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education launched a database for memorial sites and initiatives in coordination with the commemoration activities held on 27 January for International Holocaust...

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International Auschwitz Committee Letter to National Teams Visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial

On 5 June 2012, the International Auschwitz Committee published a letter to the national football teams of the Netherlands, England, and Italy in advance of their visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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Sinti and Roma Memorial Opened in Berlin

The Sinti and Roma Memorial was inaugurated in Berlin on 24 October 2012 by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Chancellor Merkel was joined at the ceremony by German President Joachim Gauck, Berlin...

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