Switzerland

Teaching about the Holocaust Special issue of Didactica Historica. Swiss Journal for History Education

As the last witnesses of the Holocaust disappear and the time gap between the Second World War and students' present widens, what are the resources, practices and experiences that make sense for the...

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Bern Ceremony

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019 Monday, the 28th of January 2019, 17:00 Yehudi Menuhin Forum, Helvetiaplatz 6, Bern Schedule: Prayer “El Maleh Rahamim” by Rabbi Michael Kohn Opening...

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Message from the President of the Swiss Confederation

Message from the President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January 2019 Respect and dignity Today, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019

Official ceremony at the Yehudi Menuhin forum with representatives of the political authorities and of the diplomatic corps. Highlights are a message by the president of the National Council, Mrs...

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Nicolas Ribowski, a great witness to civic engagement

Nicolas Ribowski is the guest of the University of Teacher Education in Lausanne (Switzerland) for an evening open to the public on 28 January, on the occasion of the International Holocaust...

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Holocaust-Gedenkanlass mit Zeitzeugenbegegnung

This year's commemoration event of the Zurich University of Education is dedicated to the question of whether the Holocaust is and can be a topic for primary school and how to deal with it when...

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Remembering the Holocaust - Encounter with a contemporary witness

This year's commemoration event of the Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH) is dedicated to the question of whether the Holocaust is and can be a topic for primary school; and how to deal...

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The Forgotten Holocaust

27 January is the anniversary of the memory of the victims of National Socialism. It is often forgotten that not only Jews were among the persecuted - even Sinti and Roma fell victim to the Nazis. For...

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2nd Generation: children of deported resistance fighters and children of Nazi officers are testifying

The disappearance of the last direct witnesses of the Shoah poses a very serious problem for the transmission and the preservation of their memories today. How do the second generation...

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Educational App: “Fleeing the Holocaust. My encounter with refugees."

The app “Fliehen vor dem Holocaust. Meine Begegnung mit Geflüchteten” (Fleeing the Holocaust. My encounter with refugees) was launched on 8 May 2018 and is available for free download under http://www...

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