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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020, the IHRA honors the victims and survivors of the Holocaust (Shoah) which engulfed the Jewish people. We honor, too, the victims and survivors of the...

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National Teacher Conference on the Holocaust under way in Croatia

The 17th National Teacher Conference Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity will take place 28-31 January in Slavonski Brod, Croatia in commemoration...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Norway

The official national ceremony in Norway is held at the quayside from where the Jews living in Norway were brutally forced on board ships for deportation at the harbour in Oslo, in 1942. This happened...

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Thirty-five countries adopt IHRA Ministerial Declaration

A world that remembers the Holocaust. A world without genocide
 
 On Sunday evening, ministers and representatives of 35 countries gathered in Brussels to reaffirm their commitment to this vision with...

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IHRA 2020 Ministerial Declaration

As we mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of German Nazi concentration and extermination camps and other sites of persecution and murder, we, the High Governmental Representatives of the...

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Chelsea Football Club adopts working definition of antisemitism

Chelsea FC have announced that the club will officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, becoming the first sports team in the world to...

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AJR unveils blue plaque in honor of Otto M. Schiff

Otto M. Schiff C.B.E., the founder, chair and director of the Jewish Refugees Committee (JRC), was honored yesterday when a blue plaque was unveiled at Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London. Woburn...

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A growing IHRA Plenary adopts new recommendations

“The new recommendations show that the IHRA isn't just about talking and sharing best practices – but also about finding practical solutions to challenges in teaching and learning about the Holocaust...

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Sousa Mendes exhibition opens in Luxembourg City


 I could not have acted otherwise, and I therefore accept all that has befallen me with love.
 
 
 The sentiment of these words, spoken by Aristides de Sousa Mendes towards the end of his life, is...

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Applications open for design of new memorial at Lety u Pisku

On the site of the former concentration camp for Roma in Lety, where a pig farm stood until 2018, a memorial shall be opened in 2023. IHRA and its Committee on the Genocide of the Roma cooperated with...

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