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14.09.2017

On 5 September 2017, a memorial event took place at Kalevi-Liiva killing site in Estonia where in 1942 the first transports with Jews from Theresienstad/Terezin arrived at the nearby Raasiku railway station. Nazis and their local collaborators shot the majority of these people on the same day in the forest of Kalevi-Liiva. Later, throughout 1942 and 1943, Jews from Germany, Poland and other Central European countries as well as local Roma and Sinti were murdered at the site.

14.09.2017

On 19 September, 2017, a commemoration event will take place at Klooga former concentration camp site at the initiative of the Estonian delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and the Estonian Jewish Community. Mr. Eiki Nestor, President of Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament) will deliver the keynote speech and students from the Keila School as well as from the Tallinn Jewish School will participate and will have an opportunity to tour the permanent open-air exhibition erected at the site by the Estonian History Museum.

30.09.2014

On 19 September the Estonian delegation to IHRA and the Estonian Jewish community jointly organised an event at the Klooga concentration camp to commemorate the mass murder of Jews committed there 70 years ago.

20.09.2013

The outdoor exhibition of the Estonian History Museum, “Klooga camp and the Holocaust,” was opened on Monday, 16 September 2013 at the memorial to the victims of the Holocaust at Klooga.

28.03.2013

On 27 March 2013 the travelling exhibit “Anne Frank – A History for Today” was opened at Nõmme High School in Tallinn, Estonia.

08.11.2012

A commemoration ceremony was held on Thursday, 1 November 2012 in Tallinn, Estonia for the 300 French Jews that were deported to Tallinn during World War II.

26.10.2012

The Estonian Museum of Occupations, in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in Estonia, has organized the exhibition "To me there's no other choice" at the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn, Estonia.

13.02.2012

Estonia opened a memorial dedicated to Estonian Jews who were victims of the Holocaust on 27 January in Tallinn.

18.05.2010

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet opened the exhibit in the Museum of Occupations entitled "Convoy no. 73-Convoy with a Singular Fate", which is dedicated to memory of the 900 French Jews who were deported to Tallinn and Kaunas in 1944.