Luxembourg

Luxembourg assumes chairmanship of the IHRA

BERLIN, 5.03.2019 – On 5 March, 2019, Luxembourg assumed the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). The outgoing Chair Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin of Italy handed...

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Inauguration of the exhibition “State of Deception – The Power of Nazi Propaganda

On 1 February, 2019, the exhibition “State of Deception – The Power of Nazi Propaganda” was inaugurated at the Neumünster Abbey Cultural Exchange Center (Neimënster) in Luxembourg City. “State of...

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Luxembourg’s second synagogue: Unveiling of commemorative plaque

In the presence of Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of Education Claude Meisch, a commemorative plaque of the Grand Duchy’s second synagogue was unveiled on November 9, 2018. Conceived by...

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Concert en mémoire des victimes de la Shoah – Concert in memory of the victims of the Shoah

This commemorative concert is being organised by MemoShoah Luxembourg, the Conservatoire du Nord, and the City of Diekirch (among others). Its programme includes musical works by Olivier Messiaen,...

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Journée de la mémoire de l’Holocauste et de la prevention des crimes contre l’humanité

Organised by ZpB – Zentrum für politische Bildung, LuxFilmFest, CNA, SCRIPT and ifen. Movie screenings (“Die Unsichtbaren” and “Hotel Rwanda”) for middle and high school students throughout the...

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Commémoration de l’anniversaire de la libération d‘Auschwitz – Commemorating the anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation

Attended by the President of the Communauté israélite d’Esch-sur-Alzette Robert Wolf, Gerd Klestad, a survivor of the Holocaust, the Chief Rabbi Alain Nacache, the local Rabbi Alexander Grodensky and...

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Unveiling of Luxembourg’s first monument honouring victims of the Holocaust

On 17 June, 2018, a monumental 4-meter high sculpture commemorating the victims of the Holocaust was inaugurated in Luxembourg City. It is a work by Shelomo Selinger, a French-Israeli artist of Polish...

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Roundtable on IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism

On 16 March a roundtable on the recently adopted IHRA working definition of antisemitism took place in the synagogue of Luxembourg, in the presence of about 80 participants. In attendance were several...

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