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11.10.2016

October 9 has been the national Holocaust Remembrance Day in Romania since May 2004 and marks the day when the deportations of Romanian Jews to Transnistria started.

10.10.2016

The official program guide for the Neuberger Holocaust Education Week 2016 is available online as well as in print version. Now in its 36th year, the program is organized by the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in Toronto, Canada and runs from November 2-9.

10.10.2016

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.

07.10.2016

Mark Weitzman, Chair of IHRA's Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial, urged OSCE adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism at The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE.

04.10.2016

On 29 September 2016 the Mayor of Bucharest, Mrs. Gabriela Firea, announced that the General Council of the Romanian capital had approved the creation of a Holocaust and Jewish History Museum.

04.10.2016

Identified as one of the signature projects of the Canadian Chairmanship of IHRA (2014), the Canadian Collection of Holocaust survivor testimonies was officially launched by the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre in Toronto, Canada on 29 September 2016.

04.10.2016

In the week of 20-24 September 2016, the National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania `Elie Wiesel` signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with various partners to ensure Holocaust education for civil servants.

26.09.2016

On 23 September Lithuania marked the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews on the anniversary of the destruction of Vilnius ghetto.

26.09.2016

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance regrets the passing of Max Mannheimer, Holocaust survivor and advocate for remembrance of the Holocaust, who passed away on 23 September at the age of 96.

19.09.2016

A Czech factory once used by Oskar Schindler to house 1,200 Jews is to be turned into a Holocaust museum.

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