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Why Teach About the Holocaust

The objective of teaching any subject is to engage the intellectual curiosity of students in order to inspire critical thought and personal growth. Therefore it is essential that educators consider...

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

In general, teaching about the Holocaust should: Advance knowledge about this unprecedented destruction Preserve the memory of those who suffered Encourage educators and students to reflect upon...

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National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Romania

On 9 October every year, Romania commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, by virtue of Government Decision 672 of 5 May 2004. The day signifies the beginning of the deportation of Jews to Transnistr...

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Romanian National Expert Network on Genocide Prevention

On 27 September 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania hosted an event to mark the official launch of the Romanian National Expert Network on Genocide Prevention and Multidisciplinary...

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Romania adopts special legislation on combatting of antisemitism

On 20 June, 2018, the Romanian Chamber of  Deputies adopted a law that specifically combats antisemitism. The law incriminates the promotion of antisemitic ideas, the distribution and dissemination of...

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Antisemitism Training Seminar in Romania

From 14 to 16 May 2018, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania is organized the second edition of the training course called Holocaust Denial and Antisemitism,...

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