Remembrance

IHRA Chair speaks at United Nations General Assembly

On 28 January, 2019, IHRA Chair, Ambassador Sandro De Bernardin, delivered a statement at the annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust in...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Skopje

On 28 January 2019, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Nikola Dimitrov, and Austrian...

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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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IHRA Chair's Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau. German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945), the Italian...

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IHRA Events In Trikala and Unveiling of the Holocaust Monument

On the occasion of this year’s Italian chairmanship of IHRA,the Italian Embassy in Greece, the Municipality of Trikala, the Greek Delegation to IHRA, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece...

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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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National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Slovakia

On 9 September, 2018, Slovakia commemorated the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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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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Latvia commemorates Holocaust Victims

On 4 July 1941 in Gogola Street, Riga, the Choral Synagogue was burned to the ground by Nazis and local collaborators with people locked inside. This date that marked the beginning ofthe Holocaust in...

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Holocaust Remembrance Activities in Greece in 2017

Although the Remembrance Day for the Holocaust Victims and Heroes (27th January) is an opportunity for several commemoration ceremonies all over Greece, fortunately this is not the only time that...

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