“We share a commitment to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to honour those who stood against it.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
On Wednesday 26 April 2017, more than 450 middle and high school students and their teachers attended a multimedia presentation titled “The Children of Willesden Lane” at United Nations New York Headquarters.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness.
The IHRA Honorary Chairman, Professor Yehuda Bauer, issues a statement on the recent decisions in the USA:
"As Honorary Chairman of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), with its 31 Member Countries and eleven Observer Countries, I was extremely surprised that in the statement issued on behalf of President Trump on International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27), the Holocaust was interpreted in a deeply erroneous way, and no specific mention was made of Jews or of antisemitism, which motivated the Holocaust.
Yale University intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in the Study of Antisemitism for the academic year 2017-18.
On 29 November, the USC Shoah Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday with its campaign #Beginswithme. Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy, is observed the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
The Strassler Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University calls for doctoral applications. Together with the History Department, the Strassler Center offers a unique doctoral program in Holocaust History and Genocide Studies.